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11th UK Stata Users Group meeting

The London meeting is the longest-running series of Stata users meetings. The meeting is open to all interested (in past years participants were from Britain, Ireland, other European countries, USA, and Australia). StataCorp will be represented.


Presentations include topics on:

  • user-written Stata programs,
  • case studies of research or teaching using Stata,
  • discussions of data management problems,
  • reviews of analytical issues,
  • surveys or critiques of Stata facilities in specific fields, etc.


For details, see the program below.

The meeting will include the usual 'wishes and grumbles' session at which you may air your thoughts to Stata developers, and (at additional cost) an informal meal at a London restaurant on Tuesday evening.

Dates: Tuesday 17 and Wednesday 18 May 2005
Venue: Centre for Econometric Analysis
Cass Business School
106 Bunhill Row
London     EC1Y 8TZ
United Kingdom
Both days: £75 + VAT = £88.13
One day only: £50 + VAT = £58.75

Reduced rates for students (with proof of student status):

Both days: £50 + VAT = £58.75
One day only: £35 + VAT = £41.13

Optional dinner
 (Tuesday evening):

£30 + VAT = £35.25

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Tower Bridge
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Registration and accommodation

The logistics of the conference are being organized by Timberlake Consultants, distributors of Stata in several countries including the UK and Ireland. You can request a registration form online at
or by contacting Timberlake Consultants directly on e-mail: statauk@timberlake.co.uk, tel: +44 20 86973377 or fax: +44 20 86973388. Timberlake Consultants will also be able to help you find accommodation in London.

The UK Stata Users Group meeting organisers

Scientific organisers:
Bianca DeStavola
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Stephen Jenkins
University of Essex
Logistics organisers:
Timberlake Consultants
(distributors of Stata in the UK, Ireland, Spain, and Portugal)


Tuesday 17th May

08:45–09:25 Registration & Coffee/Tea
09:25–09:30 Introduction and Welcome
Bianca De Stavola, bianca.destavola@ishmtm.ac.uk
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Stephen Jenkins, stephenj@essex.ac.uk
University of Essex
09:30–10:00 Generalized confidence interval plots using commands or dialogs
Roger Newson, roger.newson@kcl.ac.uk
Department of Health Sciences, King's College, London
10:00–10:30 MICE for multiple imputation of missing values
Patrick Royston, Patrick.Royston@ctu.mrc.ac.uk
MRC Clinical Trials Unit, London
10:30–11:00 From regression estimates to document tables: output formatting using -estout-
Ben Jann, jann@soz.gess.ethz.ch
ETH Zurich
11:00–11:30 Coffee/Tea
11:30–11:50 Teaching microeconometrics using Stata
Karl Taylor, kbt3@leicester.ac.uk
University of Leicester
11:50–12:10 Interactions made easy
André Charlett, andre.charlett@hpa.org.uk
Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, London
Neville Vernander
Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, London
12:10–12:30 Monte Carlo analysis for dynamic panel data models
Giovanni Bruno, giovanni.bruno@uni-bocconi.it
Università Bocconi, Milan
12:30–12:50 Estimation of inequality indices from survey data, allowing for design effects
Stephen Jenkins, stephenj@essex.ac.uk
ISER, University of Essex
12:50–14:00 Lunch
14:00–14:20 Fixed-effects estimation and decomposition: insights from Monte Carlo studies
Axel Heitmüeller, a heitmueller@london.edu
London Business School
14:20–14:40 Statistics and the art of Latin prose
Verity Allan, verity.allan@st-cross.oxford.ac.uk
St. Cross College, University of Oxford
Teresa F. Allan
City University, London
14:40–15:00 Estimation of the gender pay gap in London and the UK: an econometric approach
Margarethe Theseira, margarethe.theseira@london.gov.uk
GLA Economics, London
Leticia Veruete-McKay
GLA Economics, London
15:00–15:20 Estimation of ordinal response models, accounting for sample selection bias
Alfonso Miranda, A.Miranda@econ.keele.ac.uk
Keele University
15:20–15:50 Coffee/Tea
15:50–17:15 Review lecture: recent developments in Stata
Roberto Gutierrez, rgutierrez@stata.com
StataCorp LP
17:15 End of formal sessions;
optional dinner

Wednesday 18th May

09:30–10:00 The essentials of data cleaning: hints and tips
Felicity Clemens, felicity.clemens@lshtm.ac.uk
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
10:00–11:00 Stata 8 graphics: options, suboptions, and subsuboptions
Tim Collier, timothy.collier@lshtm.ac.uk
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
11:00–11:30 Coffee/Tea
11:30–13:00 Applications of -gllamm- in health evaluation studies
Andrew Pickles, a.pickles@man.ac.uk
University of Manchester
Milena Falcaro
University of Manchester
Bethan Davis
University of Manchester
13:00–14:00 Lunch
14:00–15:00 A little bit of Stata programming goes a long way
Kit Baum, baum@bc.edu
Boston College
15:00–15:30 Coffee/Tea
15:30–17:15 Report to users and "Wishes and Grumbles"
William Gould
StataCorp LP
17:15 Close of meeting

See www.stata.com/meeting/proceedings.html for the proceedings of other user group meetings.





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