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2008 Polish Stata Users Group meeting

Program announcement

The first Polish Stata Users Group meeting will be held at the Faculty of Economic Sciences, Warsaw University, on March 29, 2008. This meeting will be the first Stata Users Group meeting to be held in Eastern Europe. Anyone interested in Stata is invited to attend. StataCorp will be represented.

Dates: Saturday, March 29, 2008
Venue: Faculty of Economic Sciences
Warsaw University
Dluga str 44/50
Price: 25 PLN
Registration: English registration form
Polish registration form

Program

09:00–09:25 Registration
09:25–09:30 Welcome (chairman of the meeting)
09:30–10:00
Graphs for all seasons
Nicholas J. Cox
Durham University, UK
10:00–10:30
Double selection model
Jerzy Mycielski
Warsaw University, Poland
10:30–11:00 Coffee break
11:00–11:45
Mata and Stata’s programming capabilities
William Gould
StataCorp, USA
11:45–12:00
Variable selection with Stata: The case of assessment of the economic condition of small enterprises with logit micro-macro models
Mieczyslaw Kowerski, Jaroslaw Bielak, and Dawid Dlugosz
College of Management and Public Administration, Poland
12:00–12:30
Direct and indirect effects in a logit model
Maarten Buis
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
12:30–13:00
Matching methods in Stata
Maciej Jakubowski and Pawel Strawinski
Warsaw University, Poland
13:00–14:30 Lunch break
14:30–15:00
Tutorial on loops in Stata
Nicholas J. Cox
Durham University, UK
15:00–15:15
TBA
Andrzej Tomaszewski
Warsaw University, Poland
15:15–16:00
How do I do that in Stata?
Maarten Buis
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Nicholas J. Cox
Durham University, UK
William Gould
StataCorp, USA
16:00–16:30 Coffee and tea break
16:30–17:45
Report to users and Wishes and grumbles
William Gould
StataCorp, USA

The conference language will be in English.

Castle Square in Warsaw
Castle Square in old town Warsaw

For proceedings of previous Stata Users Group meetings, visit http://www.stata.com/meeting/proceedings.html.

Registration

There will be a small registration fee, 25 PLN (approximately 8 Euro), to cover lunch costs.

For a registration form in English, click here.

For a registration form in Polish, click here.

Potential visitors to Warsaw might like to know that March weather in Poland is highly variable.

Organizers

Scientific organizers

Maciej Jakubowski (mjakubowski@uw.edu.pl)
Paweł Strawiński (pstrawinski@wne.uw.edu.pl)
Andrzej Tomaszewski (tomaszewski@wne.uw.edu.pl)

Logistics organizers

Timberlake Consultants Polska is the Polish office of Timberlake Consultants—distributors of Stata in the UK , Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Poland, and Brazil. Visit the Timberlake Polska website at http://www.timberlake.pl or the main Timberlake website at http://www.timberlake.co.uk.

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