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Vol 34 No 4 Fun with frames
Chuck Huber, Associate Director of Statistical Outreach
 
Vol 34 No 4 Lasso
David Drukker, Executive Director of Econometrics
Di Liu, Senior Econometrician
 
Vol 34 No 4 Stata 16 for Mac has an updated interface that includes support for Dark Mode and native tabbed windows
Chinh Nguyen, Executive Director of Software Development
 
Vol 34 No 2 Interpreting models for log-transformed outcomes
Chuck Huber, Associate Director of Statistical Outreach
 
Vol 33 No 4 Scheming your way to your favorite graph style
Kristin MacDonald, Director of Statistical Services
 
Vol 33 No 3 Nonparametric regression—Estimation, inference, and effects
Kristin MacDonald, Director of Statistical Services
Enrique Pinzón, Senior Econometrician
 
Vol 33 No 2 Dynamic stochastic general equilibrium models for policy analysis
David Schenck, Senior Econometrician and Software Developer
 
Vol 33 No 1 Interval-censored survival data—model fitting and beyond
Xiao Yang, Senior Statistician and Software Developer
 
Vol 32 No 4 Nonlinear multilevel mixed-effects models
Houssein Assaad, Senior Statistician and Software Developer
  Uncovering unobserved groups in your data with fmm
Rafal Raciborski, Senior Statistical Developer
 
Vol 32 No 3 Create Word documents: Starring putdocx
Rebecca Raciborski, Senior Health Econometrician
  Bayesian logistic models and Cauchy priors—Why and how
Nikolay Balov, Principal Statistician and Software Developer
 
Vol 32 No 2 Announcing Stata 15
Bill Gould, President
 
Vol 32 No 1 Visualizing continuous-by-continuous interactions with margins and twoway contour
Chuck Huber, Senior Statistician
 
Vol 31 No 4 Storing long strings and entire files in Stata datasets
Chuck Huber, Senior Statistician
 
Vol 31 No 3 Estimating, graphing, and interpreting interactions using margins
Enrique Pinzón, Senior Econometrician
 
Vol 31 No 2 eteffects and the challenges of making causal inferences
Enrique Pinzón, Senior Econometrician
  Intraclass correlations after multilevel survival models
Isabel Canette, Principal Mathematician and Statistician
 
Vol 31 No 1 How do you compare? Examining effects in multilevel models using contrasts
Kristin MacDonald, Assistant Director of Statistical Services
  Bayesian IRT–4PL model
Nikolay Balov, Senior Statistician and Software Developer
Yulia Marchenko, Executive Director of Statistics
 
Vol 30 No 4 What's next
Vince Wiggins, Vice President, Scientific Development
  Easy-to-interpret, flexible survival-time treatment effects
David M. Drukker, Director of Econometrics
 
Vol 30 No 3 Treatment effects
Enrique Pinzon, Senior Econometrician
  irt
Rafal Raciborski, Senior Statistical Developer
 
Vol 30 No 2 Bayesian "random-effects" models
Yulia Marchenko, Director of Biostatistics
Nikolay Balov, Senior Statistician and Software Developer
  Formatting Excel® tables from within Stata
Kevin Crow, Senior Software Developer
 
Vol 29 No 3 Finding and using results, constants, functions ... anything
Vince Wiggins, Vice President of Scientific Development
Kevin Crow, Senior Software Developer
  forecast for dynamic panel data and counterfactuals
Enrique Pinzon, Senior Econometrician
 
Vol 29 No 2 Meet Stata's new xtmlogit command
Rebecca Pope, Health Econometrician
 
Vol 29 No 1 Export tables to Excel®
Kevin Crow, Senior Software Developer
  Double-robust treatment effects (two wrongs don't make a right, but one does)
David Drukker, Director of Econometrics
 
Vol 28 No 4 New univariate time-series features added in 13.1
Rafal Raciborski, Senior Statistical Developer
  Adding your own methods to analyze power and sample size
Yulia Marchenko, Director of Biostatistics
 
Vol 28 No 3 mlexp
Brian Poi, Senior Economist
  meglm
Rafal Raciborski, Senior Statistical Developer
 
Vol 27 No 4 marginsplot
Bill Rising, Director of Educational Services
  Fractals
Hua Peng, Senior Software Engineer
 
Vol 27 No 3 mgarch
Rafal Raciborski, Senior Statistical Developer
  Receiver operating characteristic curves
Charles Lindsey, Statistician and Software Developer
 
Vol 27 No 2 Spotlight on import excel and export excel: Easing the exchange of data
Brian Poi, Senior Economist
 
Vol 26 No 4 Spotlight on state-space models: Easier than they look
Brian Poi, Senior Economist
 
Vol 26 No 3 Spotlight on SEM for economists (and others who think they don't care)
Vince Wiggins, Vice President of Scientific Development
 
Vol 26 No 1 The Data Editor
Alan Riley, Vice President of Software Development
 
Vol 25 No 4 Competing-risks regression
Roberto G. Gutierrez, Director of Statistics
 
Vol 25 No 3 Margins of predicted outcomes
Jeff Pitblado, Director of Statistical Software
 
Vol 25 No 2 Factor variables
Vince Wiggins, Vice President of Scientific Development
  The generalized method of moments
Brian Poi, Executive Editor and Senior Economist
 
Vol 25 No 1 Multiple imputation
Yulia Marchenko, Director of Biostatistics
  The Variables Manager
James Hassell, Senior Software Engineer

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