Health Econometrics Using Stata

Author: Partha Deb
Publisher:
ISBN: 1597182281
Release Date: 2017
Genre: Medical care

Health Econometrics Using Stata by Partha Deb, Edward C. Norton, and Willard G. Manning provides an excellent overview of the methods used to analyze data on healthcare expenditure and use. Aimed at researchers, graduate students, and practitioners, this book introduces readers to widely used methods, shows them how to perform these methods in Stata, and illustrates how to interpret the results. Each method is discussed in the context of an example using an extract from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey. After the overview chapters, the book provides excellent introductions to a series of topics aimed specifically at those analyzing healthcare expenditure and use data. The basic topics of linear regression, the generalized linear model, and log and Box-Cox models are covered with a tight focus on the problems presented by these data. Using this foundation, the authors cover the more advanced topics of models for continuous outcome with mass points, count models, and models for heterogeneous effects. Finally, they discuss endogeneity and how to address inference questions using data from complex surveys. The authors use their formidable experience to guide readers toward useful methods and away from less recommended ones. Their discussion of "health econometric myths" and the chapter presenting a framework for approaching health econometric estimation problems are especially useful for this aspect.

An Introduction to Modern Econometrics Using Stata

Author: Christopher F. Baum
Publisher: Stata Press
ISBN: 9781597180139
Release Date: 2006-08-17
Genre: Business & Economics

Integrating a contemporary approach to econometrics with the powerful computational tools offered by Stata, An Introduction to Modern Econometrics Using Stata focuses on the role of method-of-moments estimators, hypothesis testing, and specification analysis and provides practical examples that show how the theories are applied to real data sets using Stata. As an expert in Stata, the author successfully guides readers from the basic elements of Stata to the core econometric topics. He first describes the fundamental components needed to effectively use Stata. The book then covers the multiple linear regression model, linear and nonlinear Wald tests, constrained least-squares estimation, Lagrange multiplier tests, and hypothesis testing of nonnested models. Subsequent chapters center on the consequences of failures of the linear regression model's assumptions. The book also examines indicator variables, interaction effects, weak instruments, underidentification, and generalized method-of-moments estimation. The final chapters introduce panel-data analysis and discrete- and limited-dependent variables and the two appendices discuss how to import data into Stata and Stata programming. Presenting many of the econometric theories used in modern empirical research, this introduction illustrates how to apply these concepts using Stata. The book serves both as a supplementary text for undergraduate and graduate students and as a clear guide for economists and financial analysts.

Using Stata for Principles of Econometrics

Author: Lee C. Adkins
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 111803208X
Release Date: 2011-10-18
Genre: Business & Economics

This is the Using Stata text for Principles of Econometrics, 4th Edition. Principles of Econometrics is an introductory book for undergraduate students in economics and finance, and can be used for MBA and first-year graduate students in many fields. The 4th Edition provides students with an understanding of why econometrics is necessary and a working knowledge of basic econometric tools. This text emphasizes motivation, understanding and implementation by introducing very simple economic models and asking economic questions that students can answer.

Applied Econometrics for Health Economists

Author: Andrew M. Jones
Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing
ISBN: 1846191718
Release Date: 2007-01
Genre: Medical

"Applied Econometrics for Health Economists" introduces readers to the appropriate econometric techniques for use with different forms of survey data, known collectively as microeconometrics. The book provides a complete illustration of the steps involved in doing microeconometric research. The only study to deal with practical analysis of qualitative and categorical variables, it also emphasises applied work, illustrating the use of relevant computer software applied to large-scale survey datasets. This is a comprehensive reference guide - it contains a glossary of terms, a technical appendix, software appendix, references, and suggestions for further reading. It is concise and easy to read - technical details are avoided in the main text and key terms are highlighted. It is essential reading for health economists as well as undergraduate and postgraduate students of health economics. "Given the extensive use of individual-level survey data in health economics, it is important to understand the econometric techniques available to applied researchers. Moreover, it is just as important to be aware of their limitations and pitfalls. The purpose of this book is to introduce readers to the appropriate econometric techniques for use with different forms of survey data - known collectively as microeconometrics." - Andrew Jones, in the Preface.

Applied Health Economics

Author: Andrew M. Jones
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781136239823
Release Date: 2013-05-07
Genre: Business & Economics

The first edition of Applied Health Economics did an expert job of showing how the availability of large scale data sets and the rapid advancement of advanced econometric techniques can help health economists and health professionals make sense of information better than ever before. This second edition has been revised and updated throughout and includes a new chapter on the description and modelling of individual health care costs, thus broadening the book’s readership to those working on risk adjustment and health technology appraisal. The text also fully reflects the very latest advances in the health economics field and the key journal literature. Large-scale survey datasets, in particular complex survey designs such as panel data, provide a rich source of information for health economists. They offer the scope to control for individual heterogeneity and to model the dynamics of individual behaviour. However, the measures of outcome used in health economics are often qualitative or categorical. These create special problems for estimating econometric models. The dramatic growth in computing power over recent years has been accompanied by the development of methods that help to solve these problems. The purpose of this book is to provide a practical guide to the skills required to put these techniques into practice. Practical applications of the methods are illustrated using data on health from the British Health and Lifestyle Survey (HALS), the British Household Panel Survey (BHPS), the European Community Household Panel (ECHP), the US Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) and Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE). There is a strong emphasis on applied work, illustrating the use of relevant computer software with code provided for Stata. Familiarity with the basic syntax and structure of Stata is assumed. The Stata code and extracts from the statistical output are embedded directly in the main text and explained at regular intervals. The book is built around empirical case studies, rather than general theory, and the emphasis is on learning by example. It presents a detailed dissection of methods and results of some recent research papers written by the authors and their colleagues. Relevant methods are presented alongside the Stata code that can be used to implement them and the empirical results are discussed at each stage. This text brings together the theory and application of health economics and econometrics, and will be a valuable reference for applied economists and students of health economics and applied econometrics.

Applied Health Economics

Author: Andrew M. Jones
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9780203972304
Release Date: 2007-03-20
Genre: Business & Economics

Large-scale survey datasets, in particular complex survey designs such as panel data, provide a rich source of information for health economists. They offer the scope to control for individual heterogeneity and to model the dynamics of individual behaviour. However the measures of outcome used in health economics are often qualitative or categorical. These create special problems for estimating econometric models. The dramatic growth in computing power over recent years has been accompanied by the development of methods that help to solve these problems. This book provides a practical guide to the skills required to put these techniques into practice. This book illustrates practical applications of these methods using data on health from, among others, the British Health and Lifestyle Survey (HALS), the British Household Panel Survey (BHPS), the European Community Household Panel (ECHP) and the WHO Multi-Country Survey (WHO-MCS). Assuming a familiarity with the basic syntax and structure of Stata, this book presents and explains the statistical output using empirical case studies rather than general theory. Never before has a health economics text brought theory and practice together and this book will be of great benefit to applied economists, as well as advanced undergraduate and post graduate students in health economics and applied econometrics.

Microeconometrics using Stata

Author: Adrian Colin Cameron
Publisher: Statacorp Lp
ISBN: 1597180483
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Business & Economics

An outstanding introduction to microeconometrics and how to do microeconometric research using Stata, this book covers topics often left out of microeconometrics textbooks and omitted from basic introductions to Stata. Cameron and Trivedi provide the most complete and up-to-date survey of microeconometric methods available in Stata. They begin by introducing simulation methods and then use them to illustrate features of the estimators and tests described in the rest of the book. They address each topic with an in-depth Stata example and demonstrate how to use Stata'真s programming features to implement methods for which Stata does not have a specific command.Multi/Card Deck Copy

Applied Econometrics Using the SAS System

Author: Vivek Ajmani
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118210321
Release Date: 2011-09-20
Genre: Mathematics

The first cutting-edge guide to using the SAS® system for the analysis of econometric data Applied Econometrics Using the SAS® System is the first book of its kind to treat the analysis of basic econometric data using SAS®, one of the most commonly used software tools among today's statisticians in business and industry. This book thoroughly examines econometric methods and discusses how data collected in economic studies can easily be analyzed using the SAS® system. In addition to addressing the computational aspects of econometric data analysis, the author provides a statistical foundation by introducing the underlying theory behind each method before delving into the related SAS® routines. The book begins with a basic introduction to econometrics and the relationship between classical regression analysis models and econometric models. Subsequent chapters balance essential concepts with SAS® tools and cover key topics such as: Regression analysis using Proc IML and Proc Reg Hypothesis testing Instrumental variables analysis, with a discussion of measurement errors, the assumptions incorporated into the analysis, and specification tests Heteroscedasticity, including GLS and FGLS estimation, group-wise heteroscedasticity, and GARCH models Panel data analysis Discrete choice models, along with coverage of binary choice models and Poisson regression Duration analysis models Assuming only a working knowledge of SAS®, this book is a one-stop reference for using the software to analyze econometric data. Additional features include complete SAS® code, Proc IML routines plus a tutorial on Proc IML, and an appendix with additional programs and data sets. Applied Econometrics Using the SAS® System serves as a relevant and valuable reference for practitioners in the fields of business, economics, and finance. In addition, most students of econometrics are taught using GAUSS and STATA, yet SAS® is the standard in the working world; therefore, this book is an ideal supplement for upper-undergraduate and graduate courses in statistics, economics, and other social sciences since it prepares readers for real-world careers.

Financial Econometrics Using Stata

Author: Simona Boffelli
Publisher: Stata Press
ISBN: 1597182141
Release Date: 2016-11-01
Genre:

Financial Econometrics Using Stata is an essential reference for graduate students, researchers, and practitioners who use Stata to perform intermediate or advanced methods. After discussing the characteristics of financial time series, the authors provide introductions to ARMA models, univariate GARCH models, multivariate GARCH models, and applications of these models to financial time series. The last two chapters cover risk management and contagion measures. After a rigorous but intuitive overview, the authors illustrate each method by interpreting easily replicable Stata examples.

An Introduction to Stata Programming Second Edition

Author: Christopher F. Baum
Publisher: Stata Press
ISBN: 1597181501
Release Date: 2015-12-15
Genre: Computers

In this second edition of An Introduction to Stata Programming, the author introduces concepts by providing the background and importance for the topic, presents common uses and examples, then concludes with larger, more applied examples referred to as "cookbook recipes." This is a great reference for anyone who wants to learn Stata programming. For those learning, the author assumes familiarity with Stata and gradually introduces more advanced programming tools. For the more advanced Stata programmer, the book introduces Stata's Mata programming language and optimization routines.

Introductory Econometrics A Modern Approach

Author: Jeffrey M. Wooldridge
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305446380
Release Date: 2015-09-30
Genre: Business & Economics

Discover how empirical researchers today actually think about and apply econometric methods with the practical, professional approach in Wooldridge's INTRODUCTORY ECONOMETRICS: A MODERN APPROACH, 6E. Unlike traditional books, this unique presentation demonstrates how econometrics has moved beyond just a set of abstract tools to become genuinely useful for answering questions in business, policy evaluation, and forecasting environments. INTRODUCTORY ECONOMETRICS is organized around the type of data being analyzed with a systematic approach that only introduces assumptions as they are needed. This makes the material easier to understand and, ultimately, leads to better econometric practices. Packed with timely, relevant applications, the book introduces the latest emerging developments in the field. Gain a full understanding of the impact of econometrics in real practice today with the insights and applications found only in INTRODUCTORY ECONOMETRICS: A MODERN APPROACH, 6E. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Applied Econometrics

Author: Dimitrios Asteriou
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9781137415479
Release Date: 2015-10-12
Genre: Business & Economics

The third edition of Applied Econometrics builds on the success of the popular previous editions. It takes an intuitive, hands-on approach to presenting fundamental concepts in modern econometrics and carefully guides the reader through them. Step-by-step instructions for all econometric tests and methods of estimation are provided, as well as ways in which to interpret the results. This makes it an ideal companion for students new to the subject, or for those requiring a 'refresher'. Applied Econometrics third edition includes: • Thorough updates of all material in the book • More finance applications • A brand new Chapter 20: Time Varying Coefficient Models: A new way of estimating bias free parameters This is an indispensable textbook for undergraduate and Master's economics or finance students taking a course in applied econometrics.

Econometrics For Dummies

Author: Roberto Pedace
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118533871
Release Date: 2013-06-05
Genre: Business & Economics

Score your highest in econometrics? Easy. Econometrics can prove challenging for many students unfamiliar with the terms and concepts discussed in a typical econometrics course. Econometrics For Dummies eliminates that confusion with easy-to-understand explanations of important topics in the study of economics. Econometrics For Dummies breaks down this complex subject and provides you with an easy-to-follow course supplement to further refine your understanding of how econometrics works and how it can be applied in real-world situations. An excellent resource for anyone participating in a college or graduate level econometrics course Provides you with an easy-to-follow introduction to the techniques and applications of econometrics Helps you score high on exam day If you're seeking a degree in economics and looking for a plain-English guide to this often-intimidating course, Econometrics For Dummies has you covered.

The Stata Survival Manual

Author: David Pevalin
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 9780335240272
Release Date: 2009-07-01
Genre: Mathematics

The book will guide you through the research process offering further reading where more complex decisions need to be made and giving 'real world' examples from a wide range of disciplines and anecdotes that clarify issues for readers.