Coders' Corner

Welcome to Coders' Corner!

Having trouble with Stata? Looking for useful tips on handling your data, exporting graphs or writing code? Then you've come to the right place.

Our DPhil student coders have created a series of useful tips to try to make your life easier (if you're lucky, they may even branch out into a bit of Matlab or Python).

You can download a new tip from Coders' Corner every week. Check in every Monday for the latest tip!

NEXT TIP: 21 October 2019


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Raphael Bradenbrink           Karan Nagpal  
Marta Grabowska                  Meredith Paker
Lukas Hensel                         Emma Riley 
Vatsal Khandelwal                Giulio Schinaia
Muhammad Meki                  Verena Wiedeman
Sanghamitra Mukherjee       Binta Zahra Diop

Large data sets and the need for speed

How to make Stata graphs look nice

Regularisation in Stata

Accessing folders and files

Simulation-based power calculations

Moving window regressions using MATLAB

Looping over all combinations of a variable list

How to digitize a dataset using your phone

How to write programs on Stata

Bootstrapped SE with three-way panels in Stata

Wild-bootstrapped t-statistics

Adjusting standard errors for spatial correlation

Calculating road distances between locations

Running loops over parallel lists

How to make bar charts of impacts with standard errors

What to do when you have many fixed effects

Adding stats to a table in Stata