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SSPS Survey Research Short Course Instructions
The Cross-Sectional analysis short course training materials were first developed as a tool to assist researchers who were developing market information systems as part of our ongoing Food Security project in various African countries. The tutorial is available in versions for SPSS 7.5 and SPSS 10 in English, French and Portuguese. The tutorial touches on the following topics:
The data used for this tutorial is actual data collected from the "Socio Economic Survey of SmallHolder in the Province of Nampula, Mozambique" in 1992. The cross-sectional training requires approximately 6 hours to complete, two hours for each module.
The Time Series analysis tutorial is available in versions for SPSS 7.5 and SPSS 10, in English only. This tutorial touches on the following topics:
The time series part of the tutorial covers:
This tutorial uses data from the Market Information System in Mali over the time period from 1982 to 1995. Since there are ten time series modules, this tutorial may take up to one week to complete.
Notes on Versions of SPSS Software
If you are using SPSS 8.x, 9.x, or 11.x, please note the following:
The Food Security project is a cooperative agreement between the US Agency for International Development, Global Bureau, Economic Growth Center, Office of Agriculture and Food Security and MSU Department of Agricultural Economics.
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