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**Ben Mazzotta's Weblog » R**, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)I wrote a short talk demonstrating the use the R package {estout} for tonight’s New England R Users Group meeting. NB this is not a discussion of the econometric model, but rather a demonstration of how to get publication-quality results out of R efficiently.

The basic functions of {estout} are modeled on the Stata package estout. Once the R user has a dataset and a regression format in memory, {estout} will

- Print tables of summary statistics in CSV or LaTeX format.
- Print regression results in CSV or LaTeX format.

All the normal bells and whistles for econometrics are in there: reporting both coefficient estimates and their standard errors, asterisks for alpha=0.10, 0.05, and 0.01 significance levels, R-squared and number of observations. Options to customize are clearly marked in the documentation.

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