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Term 2 Week 7

Learning objectives:

  • Understand the principles behind the analysis of variance (ANOVA)
  • Understand the difference between a one way and a two way ANOVA
  • Learn how to perform an ANOVA in Stata
  • Apply the Stata commands to explore the data set "Understanding Society" in more detail


  • Homework week 17: Read the require literature (see below)
  • Required reading week 17:
    • Agresti, A. and B. Finlay (2008) Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences, 4th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall. Chapter 12
    • Coolidge, Frederick L. 2012. Statistics: A Gentle Introduction. Sage. Chapter 11 and 12
    • Lomax, Richard G. and Debbie L. Hahs-Vaughn. 2012. An Introduction to Statistical Concepts, 3rd edition. Routledge. Sections 11.1. - 11.7. and 13.1. - 13.3.


  • Homework week 17: Read the required literature (see below)
  • Required reading week 17:
    • Acock, Alan C. 2014. A Gentle Introduction to Stata, Fourth Edition, Stata Press. Chapter 9

Additional Resources (Seminar)

  • Hamilton, Lawrence. 2008. Statistics with Stata - International Edition. Stata Press