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Stata Conference Chicago 2016

Join us!

Looking to increase your Stata IQ, or perhaps just want an excuse to enjoy a few days in the city that is second to none? Join us for the 2016 Stata Conference, which will be held July 28–29 in Chicago, Illinois (immediately before the 2016 Joint Statistical Meetings, also in Chicago).

The Stata Conference provides a unique users-group experience, bringing together top scientists from around the world and Stata developers in an intimate atmosphere where everyone is welcome. If you haven't attended a Stata Users Group meeting before, come see what you've been missing!

Discover what Stata can do for you at the 2016 Stata Conference.

  • Meet with expert users and Stata developers.
  • Gain new perspectives and new ways to use Stata.
  • Share your insights and build connections.

Don't miss this opportunity to connect with fellow researchers and Stata developers.

When July 28–29, 2016
Where Gleacher Center
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 464-8787
Who Stata developers
You and Stata users from around the world
Cost $195 two days, $75 student
$125 one day, $50 student


Regression discontinuity designs and models

Multidimensional regression discontinuity and regression kink designs with difference-in-differences Rafael Ribas
University of Amsterdam
TED: Stata module for testing stability of regression discontinuity models Giovanni Cerulli
rdlocrand: A Stata package for inference in regression discontinuity designs under local randomization Gonzalo Vazquez-Bare
Department of Economics, University of Michigan

Integrating Stata with web technologies

Mining Twitter data for fun and profit Joseph Canner
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Stata tweets and other API libraries William Matsuoka
San Diego Gas & Electric
Static to live: Combining Stata with Google Charts API Belen Chavez
San Diego Gas & Electric
Interactive data visualization for the web: Using jsonio, libd3, and libhtml to create reusable D3js Billy Buchanan
Office of Research, Evaluation, and Assessment, Minneapolis Public Schools

Topics in Stata programming

Setting up loops and macros in Stata to estimate value-added scores for teacher evaluations Chen An
Department of Accountability, Research and Evaluation, Orange County Public Schools
Code and algorithm visualization for statistical education and programming in Stata E. F. Haghish
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science University of Southern Denmark

Data analysis: Tools and techniques

What does your model say? It may depend on who is asking David Drukker
Polychoric, by any other "namelist" Stas Kolenikov
Modeling rating transition matrices for wholesale loan portfolios Kit Baum
Boston College and DIW Berlin
Combining difference-in-difference and matching for panel-data analysis Weihua An
Departments of Sociology and Statistics, Indiana University
A practitioners guide to implementing the two-stage residual inclusion method in Stata Joseph Terza
Department of Economics Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis

Fitting new statistical models with Stata

ardl: Stata module to estimate autoregressive distributed lag models Sebastian Kripfganz
University of Exeter Business School, Department of Economics
reghdfe: Estimating linear models with multiway fixed effects Sergio Correia
Duke University, Fuqua School of Business
runmixregls: A mixed-effects location scale model run within Stata Donald Hedeker
University of Chicago

Reproducible research

Combine Stata with Python using the Jupyter Notebook Ties de Kok
Tilburg University
Analysis Manager: A reproducible research tool for generating dynamic documents using Microsoft Word Leah Welty
Division of Biostatistics, Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University

Visualizing data

Inchworm plots: Visual representation of inferential uncertainty Dale Rhoda
Biostat Global Consulting
kwstat: A Stata module to compute kernel-weighted statistics Florian Chávez Juárez
Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE)
Vote for quantile plots! New planks in an old campaign Nicholas J. Cox
Durham University

Hypothesis testing: Multiple comparisons and power

Comparing multiple comparisons Philip Ender
UCLA (Ret)
Versatile tests for comparing survival curves based on weighted log-rank statistics Theodore Karrison
University of Chicago

Bayesian analysis in Stata

Bayesian hierarchical models in Stata Nikolay Balov

Scientific committee

Phil Schumm (Chair)
The University of Chicago
Department of Public Health Sciences

Richard Williams
University of Notre Dame
Department of Sociology

Scott Long
Indiana University
Department of Sociology

Matias Cattaneo
University of Michigan
Department of Economics

We look forward to seeing you there!


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