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Dates: September 13–14, 2012
Venue: Cass Business School
106 Bunhill Row
London EC1Y 8TZ
United Kingdom
  Regular Student
Both days £96.00 £66.00
Single day £66.00 £48.00
Dinner (optional) £36.00

All prices include VAT. (Paper presenters enjoy reduced rates; see the registration information below.)

2012 UK Stata Users Group meeting


The 2012 UK Stata Users Group meeting will be held at Cass Business School in London on September 13–14, 2012. The meeting is a two-day international conference where the use of Stata is discussed across a wide-ranging breadth of fields and environments. The conference will comprise a series of selected presentations and feature presentations from StataCorp representatives.

Established in 1995, the UK meeting is the longest-running series of Stata Users Group meetings. It is open to all who are interested; in past years, participants have traveled from around the world to attend the event. Representatives from StataCorp will be in attendance.

Preliminary program

Producing animated graphs from Stata without having to learn any specialized software
Robert Grant
University of London and Kingston University
Scenario comparisons: How much good can we do?
Roger B. Newson
National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London
A more versatile sample size calculator
Richard Hooper
Queen Mary, University of London
Life on the inside: Experiences as a StataCorp intern
Michael J. Crowther
Centre for Biostatistics & Genetic Epidemiology, University of Leicester
Estimating random coefficients logit demand models using aggregate data
David Vincent
Deloitte LLP, London
Enhancing the application of extreme bounds analysis in Stata
Marie Hadamovsky
Chair of Applied Macroeconomics, ETH Zurich
Robustness for dummies
Vincenzo Verardi
University of Namur, Belgium
Experiences with multiple propensity score matching
Joanna Tyrowicz
Faculty of Economic Sciences, University of Warsaw, Poland
rego: Stata module for decomposing goodness of fit according to Owen and Shapley values
Marco Sunder
Institut für Empirische Wirtschaftsforschung, Universität Leipzig
pscore2: Stata module to enforce balancing score property in each covariate dimension
Sabrina Dorn
Chair of Applied Economics: Innovation and Internationalization, ETH Zurich
stgenreg: A Stata package for general parametric survival analysis
Michael J. Crowther
Centre for Biostatistics & Genetic Epidemiology, University of Leicester
contreatreg: A Stata module for estimating dose response treatment models under (continuous) treatment endogeneity and heterogeneous response to observable confounders
Giovanni Cerulli
Institute for Economic Research on Firms and Growth, National Research Council of Italy
Numerical integration with an application in sample size re-estimation
Adrian Mander
MRC Biostatistics Unit Hub for Trials Methodology Research, Cambridge
Graphics (and numerics) for univariate distributions
Nicholas J. Cox
Durham University, UK
Instrumental variables estimation using heteroskedasticity-based instruments
Christopher F. Baum
Department of Economics, Boston College
Handling interactions in Stata, especially with continuous predictors
Patrick Royston
MRC Clinical Trials Unit and University College London
diff: simplifying the causal inference analysis with difference-in-differences
Juan Villa Lora
Brooks World Poverty Institute, University of Manchester
play command to randomly play songs/video from Stata
Juan D. Baron
Central Bank of Colombia
Working in the margins to plot a clear course
Bill Rising
StataCorp LP
Report to users
Bill Gould
StataCorp LP
The London Eye on the Thames
The London Eye (aka Millennium Wheel) on the Thames


Registration is closed.

Timberlake Consultants sponsors registration fee waivers for presentations (one fee waiver per presentation, regardless of number of authors involved). However, presenters must still register their place. Timberlake will also pay a small fee to a presenter of a longer review or tutorial paper.

Timberlake can also assist delegates with securing accommodation and other general inquiries regarding traveling or staying in London.

Lunches, refreshments, and all meeting materials are included with the registration fees.


Scientific organizers

Nicholas J. Cox
Durham University

Patrick Royston
MRC Clinical Trials Unit

Logistics organizer

Timberlake Consultants

View the proceedings of previous Stata Users Group meetings.





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