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2011 Mexican Stata Users Group meeting

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Date:
May 12, 2011
Venue: Institute for Economic Research, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Circuito Mario de la Cueva, Ciudad de la Investigación en Humanidades, Ciudad Universitaria, C.P.04510, México, D.F.
Cost: Professionals: 1,700 pesos*
Students: 850 pesos*
* Please add 16% VAT.
Registration:
Register online

Announcement

The Mexican Stata Users Group meeting is a one-day international conference about the use of Stata in a wide breadth of fields and environments, mixing theory and practice. The bulk of the conference is made up of selected submitted presentations. Together with the keynote address and featured presentations by members of StataCorp’s technical staff, these sessions provide fertile ground for learning about statistics and Stata.

Presentation topics include (but are not limited to) the following:

Presentations may be given in English or in Spanish, depending upon the preference of the speaker.

We are delighted that Professor A. Colin Cameron (University of California–Davis) has accepted our invitation to present the keynote address. Professor Cameron is a world-known leader in the fields of econometrics and health economics. He is an author (jointly with Pravin K. Trivedi) of well-known textbooks in econometrics such as Microeconometrics: Methods and Applications, Regression Analysis of Count Data, and Microeconometrics Using Stata. He has authored more than 25 papers in highly regarded journals, including Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Econometrics, Review of Economic Studies, Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, and Journal of Applied Econometrics, among others.

Also attending will be Isabel Cañette and Gustavo A. Sanchez, Senior Statisticians at StataCorp.

Program

8:30–9:00 Registration
9:00–9:25 Welcome
9:25–9:50
Noé Becerra Rodríguez
Fortino Vela Peón
UAM-Xochimilco
9:50–10:15
Erika Lourdes Ortíz-Martínez
Laboratorio de Paleontología
Isaías H. Salgado-Ugarte
Laboratorio de Biometría y Biología Pesquera, Facultad de Estudios Superiores Zaragoza, UNAM
María Patricia Velasco de León
Laboratorio de Paleontología
10:15–11:00
Gustavo A. Sánchez
StataCorp
11:00–11:15 Break
11:15–11:40
Juan Francisco Islas Aguirre
CIDE
Fortino Vela Peón
UAM-X
11:40–12:05
Massimiliano Bratti
University of Milan
Alfonso Miranda
Institute of Education, University of London
12:05–12:30
Carlos Guerrero de Lizardi
Tecnológico de Monterrey
12:30–1:30 Lunch
1:30–3:00
Colin Cameron
University of California—Davis
3:00–3:15 Break
3:15–3:40
Jean-Yves Duclos
Abdelkrim Araar
Département d’Économique, Université Laval
Luis Huesca
Departamento de Economía, Centro de Investigación en Alimentación y Desarrollo A. C.
3:40–4:05
Armando Sánchez Vargas
Instituto de Investigaciones Econoómicas, UNAM
4:05–4:20 Break
4:20–5:05
Isabel Cañette
StataCorp
5:05–5:30
Néstor Aarón Mosqueda-Roma
Isaís Hazarmabeth Salgado-Ugarte
Laboratorio de Biometría y Biología Pesquera, FES Zaragoza, UNAM
5:30–5:45 Break
5:45–6:30
Report to users and Wishes and grumbles

The meeting will include the usual “Wishes and grumbles” session, at which you may share your thoughts with Stata developers. After the meeting, there will be an optional informal meal (for an additional cost) at a Mexico City restaurant for further discussion of all things Stata.

The meeting is organized by MultiON Consulting SA de CV, distributor of Stata for Mexico and Central America. The meeting is open to everyone.

Statue of Independence Angel, Mexico City. Source: iStockphoto Independence Angel, Mexico City

Registration

MultiON Consulting generously sponsors registration fee waivers for presentations (one fee waiver per presentation, regardless of the number of authors). Register online.

Organizers

Scientific committee:

Alfonso Miranda (chair)
Institute of Education, University of London
Email: A.Miranda@ioe.ac.uk

Armando Sánchez Vargas
Institute for Economic Research, National Autonomous University of Mexico
Email: sva@economia.unam.mx

Graciela Teruel Belismelis
Economics Department, Iberoamerican University
Email: graciela.teruel@s2.uia.mx

Logistics organizer:

MultiON Consulting SA de CV, distributor of Stata in Mexico and Central America
Victoria Leon
Email: vleon@multion.com.mx
Phone: +52 (55) 5559 4050 x 160

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