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Yang says remittances from workers abroad increase educational attainment for children

Kimball's failed replication of Reinhart-Rogoff finding cited in argument for tempered public response to social science research results

Edin and Shaefer's book on destitute families in America reviewed in NYT


Deirdre Bloome wins ASA award for work on racial inequality and intergenerational transmission

Bob Willis awarded 2015 Jacob Mincer Award for Lifetime Contributions to the Field of Labor Economics

David Lam is new director of Institute for Social Research

Elizabeth Bruch wins Robert Merton Prize for paper in analytic sociology

Next Brown Bag

Monday, Oct 12
Joe Grengs, Policy & Planning for Social Equity in Transportation

Statistical Applications

The following statistical applications are available for use in the PSC Computing Environment:

Quantitative Statistical Applications
Program Platform Current Version
SAS Windows, Linux

9.3 (also 9.2 for Windows)

SPSS/PASW Windows, Macintosh 20 (also 19)
Stata Windows, Macintosh, Linux 12 MP-2
R Statistics Windows, Macintosh, Linux 2.15.2
ArcGIS Windows 10, 9.3

Qualitative/Textual Analysis Applications
Program Platform Current Version
Atlas.ti Windows 7

Mathematical Modeling and Analysis
Program Platform Current Version
MATLAB Windows, Macintosh, Linux 2009b (Linux), 2012b (Windows, Macintosh)
Mathematica Windows, Macintosh, Linux 8

Other Research Support Software
Program Platform Current Version
Endnote Windows, Macintosh X6 (just arrived), X5
Stat/Transfer Windows 11

For detailed information on levels and type of support available for the above (as well as support for programs not listed), please see the Statistical Software page on the PSC Intranet Site (authentication required).

For links to tutorial and guides for SAS, SPSS/PASW, and Stata, please go to the Data Manipulation and Programming page in our Research Support area.