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Stata Conference
When July 30–31, 2015
Where Hyatt Regency Columbus
350 North High Street
Columbus, Ohio
Who Stata developers
You and Stata users from around the world
Cost $195 two days, $75 student
$125 one day, $50 student
Optional dinner TBA

Come join us in Columbus, home to the state capital of Ohio and Ohio State University, for two days of networking and Stata exploration. The conference includes, in addition to user contributions, presentations by StataCorp developers on new Stata 14 features.

Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with fellow researchers as well as developers who wrote Stata 14!

Preliminary program

Estimating treatment effects for ordered outcomes using maximum simulated likelihood
Christian Gregory
Economic Research Service, USDA
Linear dynamic panel-data estimation using maximum likelihood and structural equation modeling
Richard Williams
Department of Sociology, University of Notre Dame
Paul Allison
Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania
Enrique Moral Benito
Banco de España, Madrid
15 years a consultant
Phil Ender
UCLA Statistical Consulting Group (Ret)
Robust inference in regression-discontinuity designs
Matias Cattaneo
University of Michigan
Sebastian Calonico
University of Michigan
Rocio Titiunik
University of Michigan
Estimation in panel data with individual effects and AR(p) remainder disturbances
Long Liu
Department of Economics, The University of Texas at San Antonio
Item response theory models in Stata
Rebecca Pope
Health Econometrician, StataCorp
Meta-analysis on the effects of interviewer supportiveness on the accuracy of children’s reports
Christine Wells
Statistical Consulting Group, UCLA
Karen Saywitz, PhD
Rakel Larson, MA
University of California, Riverside
Sue Hobbs, PhD
University of California, Davis
tetrad: A program for confirmatory tetrad analysis
Shawn Bauldry
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Kenneth Bollen
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Postestimation parameter recentering and rescaling
Douglas Hemken
Social Science Computing Cooperative, University of Wisconsin–Madison
Statistical process control charts
Barbara Williams
Virginia Mason Medical Center
Data workflows with Stata and Python
Stephen Childs
Education Policy Research Initiative, University of Ottawa
Dejan Pavlic
Education Policy Research Initiative
Distribution-free estimation of heteroskedastic binary-response models in Stata
Jason Blevins
Department of Economics, The Ohio State University
Shakeeb Khan
Duke University
A comparison of modeling scales in flexible parametric models
Noori Akhtar-Danesh
McMaster University
Estimating Markov-switching regression models in Stata
Ashish Rajbhandari
Senior Econometrician, StataCorp
midasinla: midas goes Bayesian via R-INLA
Ben Adarkwa Dwamena
University of Michigan Medical School
Between and beyond: Irregular series, interpolation, variograms, and smoothing
Nicholas Cox
Department of Geography, Durham University
Public program sensitivity: Using ROC curves to characterize classification efficiency of state Medicaid systems
Lisa Frazier
John Glenn College of Public Affairs, The Ohio State University
Small-sample inference for linear mixed-effects models
Xiao Yang
Senior Statistician and Software Developer, StataCorp
Development of a project-based statistics course for applied biostatistics using Stata
Frank Snyder
Purdue University
Brewing color schemes in Stata: Making it easier for end users to customize Stata graphs
William Buchanan
Mississippi Department of Education
Colombian industrial structure behavior and its regions between 1974 and 2005
Luis Fernando López Pineda
Chamber of Commerce of Cartagena


The Hyatt Regency Columbus is offering a special rate of $169 per night for Stata Conference attendees staying between July 28 and August 1, 2015. Book by July 7 to receive the special rate.

Hyatt Regency Columbus
350 North High Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 463-1234
Reserve online

See you in Columbus!

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Scientific committee

  • Stanley Lemeshow
    (chair of review team)
    The Ohio State University
  • Timothy R. Sahr (coordinator)
    The Ohio Colleges of Medicine
    Government Resource Center
    Applied Research
  • Marcus Berzofsky
    RTI, International
    Survey Research
  • Christopher Browning
    The Ohio State University
  • Anand Desai
    The Ohio State University
    Public Policy
  • Christopher Holloman
    The Ohio State University
  • Bo Lu
    The Ohio State University
  • Eric Seiber
    The Ohio State University
    Health Economics