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Vol 33 No 4 In the spotlight: Scheming your way to your favorite graph style
Kristin MacDonald, Director of Statistical Services
 
Vol 33 No 3 In the spotlight: Nonparametric regression—Estimation, inference, and effects
Kristin MacDonald, Director of Statistical Services
Enrique Pinzón, Senior Econometrician
 
Vol 33 No 2 In the spotlight: Dynamic stochastic general equilibrium models for policy analysis
David Schenck, Senior Econometrician and Software Developer
 
Vol 33 No 1 In the spotlight: Interval-censored survival data—model fitting and beyond
Xiao Yang, Senior Statistician and Software Developer
 
Vol 32 No 4 In the spotlight: Nonlinear multilevel mixed-effects models
Houssein Assaad, Senior Statistician and Software Developer
  In the spotlight: Uncovering unobserved groups in your data with fmm
Rafal Raciborski, Senior Statistical Developer
 
Vol 32 No 3 In the spotlight: Create Word documents: Starring putdocx
Rebecca Raciborski, Senior Health Econometrician
  In the spotlight: Bayesian logistic models and Cauchy priors—Why and how
Nikolay Balov, Principal Statistician and Software Developer
 
Vol 32 No 2 In the spotlight: Announcing Stata 15
Bill Gould, President
 
Vol 32 No 1 In the spotlight: Visualizing continuous-by-continuous interactions with margins and twoway contour
Chuck Huber, Senior Statistician
 
Vol 31 No 4 In the spotlight: Storing long strings and entire files in Stata datasets
Chuck Huber, Senior Statistician
 
Vol 31 No 3 In the spotlight: Estimating, graphing, and interpreting interactions using margins
Enrique Pinzón, Senior Econometrician
 
Vol 31 No 2 In the spotlight: eteffects and the challenges of making causal inferences
Enrique Pinzón, Senior Econometrician
  In the spotlight: 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
  In the spotlight: Bayesian IRT–4PL model
Nikolay Balov, Senior Statistician and Software Developer
Yulia Marchenko, Executive Director of Statistics
 
Vol 30 No 4 In the spotlight: What's next
Vince Wiggins, Vice President, Scientific Development
  In the spotlight: Easy-to-interpret, flexible survival-time treatment effects
David M. Drukker, Director of Econometrics
 
Vol 30 No 3 In the spotlight: Treatment effects
Enrique Pinzon, Senior Econometrician
  In the spotlight: irt
Rafal Raciborski, Senior Statistical Developer
 
Vol 30 No 2 In the spotlight: Bayesian "random-effects" models
Yulia Marchenko, Director of Biostatistics
Nikolay Balov, Senior Statistician and Software Developer
  In the spotlight: Formatting Excel® tables from within Stata
Kevin Crow, Senior Software Developer
 
Vol 29 No 3 In the spotlight: Finding and using results, constants, functions ... anything
Vince Wiggins, Vice President of Scientific Development
Kevin Crow, Senior Software Developer
  In the spotlight: forecast for dynamic panel data and counterfactuals
Enrique Pinzon, Senior Econometrician
 
Vol 29 No 2 In the spotlight: Meet Stata's new xtmlogit command
Rebecca Pope, Health Econometrician
 
Vol 29 No 1 In the spotlight: Export tables to Excel®
Kevin Crow, Senior Software Developer
  In the spotlight: Double-robust treatment effects (two wrongs don't make a right, but one does)
David Drukker, Director of Econometrics
 
Vol 28 No 4 In the spotlight: New univariate time-series features added in 13.1
Rafal Raciborski, Senior Statistical Developer
  In the spotlight: Adding your own methods to analyze power and sample size
Yulia Marchenko, Director of Biostatistics
 
Vol 28 No 3 In the spotlight: mlexp
Brian Poi, Senior Economist
  In the spotlight: meglm
Rafal Raciborski, Senior Statistical Developer
 
Vol 27 No 4 In the spotlight: marginsplot
Bill Rising, Director of Educational Services
  In the spotlight: Fractals
Hua Peng, Senior Software Engineer
 
Vol 27 No 3 In the spotlight: mgarch
Rafal Raciborski, Senior Statistical Developer
  In the spotlight: 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 In the spotlight: The Data Editor
Alan Riley, Vice President of Software Development
 
Vol 25 No 4 In the spotlight: Competing-risks regression
Roberto G. Gutierrez, Director of Statistics
 
Vol 25 No 3 In the spotlight: Margins of predicted outcomes
Jeff Pitblado, Director of Statistical Software
 
Vol 25 No 2 In the spotlight: Factor variables
Vince Wiggins, Vice President of Scientific Development
  In the spotlight: The generalized method of moments
Brian Poi, Executive Editor and Senior Economist
 
Vol 25 No 1 In the spotlight: Multiple imputation
Yulia Marchenko, Director of Biostatistics
  In the spotlight: The Variables Manager
James Hassell, Senior Software Engineer

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