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Webinar: How to create basic Stata estimation commands


Duration: 1 hour
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Cost: Free—but registrations are limited

Join Chuck Huber, Associate Director of Statistical Outreach, for an introduction to writing your own estimation command in Stata. This webinar builds on the previous webinar, How to create basic Stata commands, and focuses on commands for model fitting.

Chuck will first show you how create a command to convert Stata variables to matrices, how to use matrix calculations to to fit models, and how to display the results in standard Stata output. Then, you will see how you can use ml to maximize likelihood functions. Learn how common features of Stata estimation commands are automatically available. Chuck will also demonstrate how you can easily adapt your commands to account for complex survey data.

How to join

The webinar is free, but you must register to attend. Registrations are limited so register soon.

We will send you an email prior to the start of the course with instructions on how to access the webinar.

Presenter: Chuck Huber

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Chuck Huber is the Associate Director of Statistical Outreach at StataCorp and an adjunct associate professor of biostatistics at the Texas A&M School of Public Health. In addition to working with Stata's team of software developers, he produces instructional videos for the Stata YouTube channel, writes blog entries, develops online NetCourses, and gives talks about Stata at conferences and universities. Most of his current work is focused on statistical methods used by psychologists and other behavioral scientists. He has published in the areas of neurology, human and animal genetics, alcohol and drug abuse prevention, nutrition, and birth defects.


Available sessions 11 August 2020, 11:00 AM CDT (4:00 PM GMT)
Registration deadline: 9 August 2020

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