4.3.2.1 Identifying whether there is variation between macro units in the distribution of a micro variable

Activity 1: Comparing the level of trust in politicians between different countries using Stata
This exercise will use a subset of the European Social Survey(ESS) to compare levels of trust in polititians.

Activity 2: Comparing electoral turnout across different countries using Stata
This exercise will use a subset of the European Social Survey (ESS) data.

Activity 3: Analysis of trust in politicians between different countries
This exercise will use a subset of the European Social Survey (ESS) data.


4.3.2.2 Identifying whether there is variation between macro units in the pattern of association between micro variables

Activity 4: Is the correlation between trust in politicians and generalized trust in other citizens stronger in some countries than others
This exercise will use a subset of the European Social Survey (ESS) data.


4.4.2. Linking data in Stata

Activity 5: Linking exercise using Stata
The following is an example of linking macro and micro data in Stata.


The University of Manchester; Mimas; ESRC; RDI

Countries and Citizens: Unit 4 Combining macro and micro data by Steve Fisher, University of Oxford is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales Licence.