# Programs

## Statistics Programs used

Free Statistics Programs

- R
- RStudio
- Calc

Paid Statistics Programs

- SPSS
- Stata
- MiniTab
- Excel with data analisys add in
- XLStat
- EViews

Basic statistics is possible to be done into Excel or other spreadsheet.

R allows to do most of the things that are done into paid packages.

R with Rcmdr is friendly but SPSS and Stata have a more user friendly interface.

Some programs are more oriented to specific tasks.

For instance, EViews is prepared to work with time series.

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