How to Install and Run WordStat for Stata

    WordStat for Stata gives you the capability to analyze any string variables/text data contained in numerical and categorical files that you are analyzing in Stata. WordStat combines natural language processing, content analysis, and statistical techniques to quickly extract topics, patterns, and relationships in large amounts of text. It can process millions of words in seconds and compare extracted themes across any other numerical, categorical or date variables in the Stata file. WordStat for Stata is the same software, with the same...

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Twitter Analysis: Do Tweets set the Political Agenda?

Content Analysis and Topic Modeling of Trump/Clinton Tweets These days the world, or at least the media, is all a twitter over the tweets emanating from the President of the United States. It seems as if every morning we wake up to some new missive, observation or attack the President has unleashed against real or perceived foes. More rarely, he arranges 280 or fewer characters to announce or to pronounce on some aspect of government policy. Today, it seems safe to say that these tweets are a major influence on the setting of the daily media agenda....

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