The book is written to provide a strong foundation of data analysis techniques based on statistical and econometric models using STATA and R. The objective is to explain the concepts and their applications with practical illustrations. It covers topics such as data representation, statistical techniques,and regression analysis including non-linear, time series, and panel data models. All the chapters include real-life illustrations and use real-world data sets to
provide examples of how to explore data, build models,find results, and evaluate using codes in STATA and R. The book attempts to provide an easier learning experience to the readers. The practical approach would enable readers to develop the required skills to perform data analysis using STATA and R.