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Date: June 7, 2013
Venue: University of Potsdam
Workshop: Advanced Do-File programming and an introduction to Ado-file programs by Ulrich Kohler
June 6, 2013
10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Cost: Meeting only: €45 regular; €25 students
Workshop only: €65
Both meeting and workshop: €85

Sanssouci Palace in Potsdam, Germany

2013 German Stata Users Group meeting

The 11th German Stata Users Group Meeting will be held at the University of Potsdam on Friday, June 7, 2013. This meeting will provide Stata users from all disciplines the opportunity to exchange ideas, experiences, and information on new applications of Stata. Anyone interested in using Stata is invited to attend.

An optional workshop will be held on Thursday, June 6, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.


08:30–09:00 Registration
09:00–09:15 Welcome
John Luke Gallup
Portland State University
David Roodman
Center for Global Development
11:15–11:30 Coffee
Daniel Bela
National Educational Panel Study (NEPS), Data Center, University of Bamberg
Hannes Neiss
German Institute for Economic Research
Christopher F. Baum
Boston College
Arthur Lewbel
Boston College
Mark E. Schaffer
Heriot–Watt University, Edinburgh
Oleksandr Talavera
University of Sheffield
12:30–1:30 Lunch
Maarten L. Buis
Social Science Research Center (WZB)
Richard Williams
University of Notre Dame
Max Löffler
Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Alexander Plum
Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg
3:00–3:15 Coffee
Federico Belotti
University of Rome "Tor Vergata"
Gordon Hughes
University of Edinburgh
Andrea Piano Mortari
University of Rome "Tor Vergata"
Barbara Guardabascio
Italian National Institute of Statistics, Rome
Marco Ventura
Italian National Institute of Statistics, Rome
Ben Jann
University of Bern
4:45–5:00 Coffee
Report to users
Bill Rising (StataCorp)
Wishes and grumbles


Participants are asked to travel at their own expense. The conference fee will cover costs for coffee, tea, and lunch. There will also be an optional informal meal at a restaurant in Potsdam on Friday evening at additional cost.

You can enroll by emailing Anke Mrosek (anke.mrosek@dpc.de) or by writing, phoning, or faxing to

Anke Mrosek
Dittrich & Partner Consulting GmbH
Prinzenstr. 2
42697 Solingen
Tel: +49 (0) 212 260 66-24
Fax: +49 (0) 212 260 66-66

The final program, cost, and venue will be circulated in March 2013.


Scientific organizers

Johannes Giesecke
University of Bamberg

Ulrich Kohler
University of Potsdam

Logistics organizer

Dittrich & Partner Consulting GmbH (dpc.de), the distributor of Stata in several countries, including Germany, The Netherlands, Austria, Czech Republic, and Hungary.

View the proceedings of previous Stata Users Group meetings.





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