Do you know about the independently operated Stata listserver? Hosted at
the Harvard School of Public Health, Statalist is an email listserver where
over 4,900 Stata users from experts to neophytes maintain a lively dialogue
about all things statistical and Stata.
If you have an Internet email address, you can subscribe, and it’s
absolutely free. You do not have to own Stata to join Statalist.
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We recommend that all Stata users subscribe to Statalist. Subscribing is
easy, and if it turns out not to be useful for you, unsubscribing is equally
See the Statalist FAQ,
especially if you wish to post a message to Statalist.
Browse the Statalist archives.
These sites provide archives of all postings to Statalist:
The StataCorp archive includes a search engine and allows individual posts
to be viewed by thread or by date. The Harvard site allows direct access to
individual postings and can be ordered by date, author, or subject.
Statalist ado-file archives
The Boston College Statistical Software Components Archive,
maintained by Christopher Baum, contains all postings of complete programs
or commands to Statalist. The archive also contains scripts and programs
for other statistical and mathematical programs. All these programs may be
accessed through two services:
- IDEAS, hosted
by the Economic Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St.
EconPapers, hosted by the Department of Business, Economics,
Statistics, and Informatics at Örebro University, Sweden. (This
link may provide faster access to those in Europe.)
The most reliable way to examine and install new commands from the Statalist
ado-file archives is to use Stata’s
For information on finding new commands from all resources, we recommend
that you take a look at Finding resources from within Stata.