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### Recent recommendations

- Hunt, A. and D. Thomas 2000.
*The Pragmatic Programmer*New York: Addison-Wesley (Good advice for serious programmers; added 2010-04-05)

### Books on statistics

- Agresti, Alan. 1990.
*Categorical Data Analysis (Wiley Series in Probability and Statistics)*Wiley. - Allison, Paul D. 1995.
*Survival Analysis Using SAS: A Practical Guide*. Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc. - Allison, Paul D. 2002.
*Missing Data (Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences)*. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. - Bartholomew, David J., Fiona Steele, Irini Moustaki, and Jane I. Galbraith. 2002. The Analysis and Interpretation of Multivariate Data for Social Scientists (Texts in Statistical Science Series) New York: Chapman and Hall.
- Berk, Richard A. 2003.
*Regression Analysis: A Constructive Critique (Advanced Quantitative Techniques in the Social Sciences)*. Sage. - Bollen, Kenneth A. 1989.
*Structural Equations with Latent Variables*. New York: Wiley. - Cameron, A. Colin and Pravin K. Trivedi. 1998. Regression Analysis of Count Data (Econometric Society Monographs) New York: Cambridge.
- Cameron, A. Colin and Pravin K. Trivedi. 2006.Microeconometrics: Methods and Applications. New York: Cambridge.
- Fox, John. 1997.Applied Regression Analysis, Linear Models, and Related Methods. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
- Hosmer, David W. and Stanley Lemeshow. 2000. Applied logistic regression (Wiley Series in probability and statistics) New York: Wiley.
- J. Scott Long, 1997, Regression Models for Categorical and Limited Dependent Variables (Advanced Quantitative Techniques in the Social Sciences). Sage Publications. ISBN 0-8039-7374-8.
- J. Scott Long & Jeremy Freese, 2005, Regression Models for Categorical Dependent Variables Using Stata, Second Edition. Stata Press.
- Mitchell, Michael. 2004. A Visual Guide to Stata Graphics College Station, TX: Stata Press.
- Raudenbush, Stephen W. and Anthony S. Bryk.
2002.
*Hierarchical Linear Models: Applications and Data Analysis Methods (Advanced Quantitative Techniques in the Social Sciences)*. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Press. - Sophia Rabe-Hesketh, Anders Skrondal. Multilevel and Longitudinal Modeling Using Stata Stata Press.
- Skrondal, Anders and S. Rabe-Hesketh. 2004. Generalized Latent Variable Modeling: Multilevel, Longitudinal, and Structural Equation Models. Boca Raton: Chapman & Hall/CRC.

### Articles on statistics

- Winship, Christopher and L. Radbill. 1994. "Sampling weights and regression analysis". Sociological Methods & Research 23: 230-257.

### Statistical software

- AMOS is an easy to learn SEM program. It does not handle binary and ordinal indictors.
- DBMSCopy makes it easy to convert data sets among dozens of different file formats.
- LIMDEP is the most powerful program for limited dependent variables. It has a nice, new Windows front end.
- Mplus is a very powerful SEM program from Muthén & Muthén.
- Stata is the general statistical package I like best. Their home page has a lot of useful information on statistics.

### Software

- FinePrint prints two pages or four pages of output on a single page using any Windows compatible printer.
- IrfranView is a freeware file viewer; includes screen capture and format conversion.
- Ultraedit is a great text editor. Ultracompare is often very useful when looking for difference between two files.
- Windows Commander is a great shareware file manager for doing data analysis. Includes a nice ftp client, does bit comparison, has a powerful file renamer, includes a thumbnail viewer...
- Scientific Word is a text editor for mathematics that creates LaTeX files.