Rajouri: A one day workshop on ‘Analysis of Complex Datasets using STATA’ was organised by the Department of Economics, Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University (BGSBU) here on Wednesday.
Prof Naseem Ahmad, Dean School of Management Studies and Economics in his opening remarks, threw light on the importance of statistical software like STATA in analysis of research data and stressed upon the importance of workshops in creating awareness among the research community.
He also appreciated the department of Economics for spearheading such initiatives, for improving the knowledge base of students.
The workshop comprised of three sessions, one was conducted by Dr DilPazir and two sessions were taken by Dr Irfan Ahmad Sofi. Dr DilPazir talked at length about ‘Research Process and Formulation’, which provided an enriching experience for students who are either new to research and to those students who are looking forward to do research in near future.
Dr Sofi talked about ‘Analysis of Cross-sectional and Panel Data using STATA’ in one session while in the other session, he covered ‘Dummy Variable Regression and Analysis of Qualitative Response Variables’. The sessions opened up new avenues for the analysis of data using computer softwares.
The workshop was attended by the faculty, research scholars and students of various departments of the university.