Research Computing >> Software >> Stat/Transfer
Windows: Stat/Transfer is installed in the "special software" workstations in the Kellogg computing labs in the Jacobs Center and Wieboldt Hall.
Unix: Stat/Transfer 10 is available in Kellogg's Linux server, skew4.
Linux: Stat/Transfer 10 is available in "seldon", one of the hosts in the Social Science Computing Cluster.
Personal copies: Stat/Transfer can be purchased by Kellogg faculty, staff and students through the Stata GradPlan at a discounted price (other members of the Northwestern community please click here).
Stat/Transfer is a utility software that allows users to read and write datasets in different formats: SAS, Stata, Gauss, Matlab, SPSS, etc. A complete list of supported packages is available.
In Kellogg's special software workstations, Stat/Transfer can be found under the Start menu (also under "All Programs" > "Special Software" > "StatTransfer"). See the links below for example of how to use this software.
In skew4 or seldon, you can run Stat/Transfer either from the command line or using Stat/Transfer's text mode program. To use it from the command line, specify the input and output files:
For example, to convert a Stata file into a SAS file:
You may encounter two issues:
To use Stat/Transfer's text mode interface, type "
Use the help files in the Windows version; type "help" at the Stat/Transfer prompt ("st>") in Linux.
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