Why the need for a regular expression package? Since 2005, people have had questions about Stata regular expressions; a FAQ on regular expressions from Stata confirms how long the use of regular expressions in Stata has raised questions. With the recent implementation of Unicode support in Stata, regular expressions got a bit of a facelift, … [Read more…]
The article that Dr. Buchanan presented at the 2013 AERA conference is now available via the AERA archives and on the PACES website 2008NAEP-Article. The article is based on a portion of the work done in Dr. Buchanan’s dissertation focusing on the different ways in which poverty affected students’ performance on the 2008 NAEP Music … [Read more…]
We’ve just posted a preview of the poster that Dr. Buchanan will be presenting later this week at the Society of Research for Child Development. The poster is a brief summation of Dr Buchanan’s dissertation research that focused on the effects of community resources on student’s performance on the 2008 NAEP assessment. The original uncompressed … [Read more…]
New Stata programs are available from the website of the Executive Director of PACES William R. Buchanan . The first package -email- is still in the early stages of development and allows users to send email directly from Stata. This is particularly useful if you need to perform many operations, such as creating graphs, which … [Read more…]
Dr Buchanan has made several Stata programs available from his personal website and will also make these programs available from the PACES website. In the immediate future, users can type net describe http://www.williambuchanan.net/stata to find out more about what programs are available for download.
Dr Buchanan will be presenting his research focused on the effects of Mesosystem poverty at the 2013 Society for Research in Child Development’s Biennial conference. As soon as the poster design is finalized it will be made available here on the PACES website.
I recently had to create a bar graph with reference categories and when I was finished I realized that it was something that I should probably share given the amount of time it took to work through things. There are a few things to note before moving forward though. The first is that I was … [Read more…]
If you have an interest in data analysis and/or research stay tuned. Dr Buchanan will be starting to upload free code snippets for use with Stata 12 in the coming days/weeks. Dr Buchanan and the PACES team are also in the process of training up on R and will be providing similar help files for … [Read more…]