• New from the Stata Blog – Calculating power using Monte Carlo simulations, part 2: Running your simulation using power

Written by Chuck Huber, Associate Director of Statistical Outreach, this post shows you how to integrate your simulations into Stata’s -power- command so that you can easily create custom tables and graphs for a...

• Stata Tips #21 – Stata 15’s new survival analysis with interval-censored event times

Stata 15’s new survival analysis with interval-censored event times What is it for? Often, time-to-event or survival data are gathered at particular observation times. A physician will detect the recurrence of cancer only when...

• Stata Tips #20 – Power Analysis

The ultimate question in applied research is: does event A cause event B? The search for causality relationships have pushed applied scientists to rely more and more on field experiments. To be able to...

• Stata Tips #19 – Multilevel Tobit regression models in Stata 15

Multilevel Tobit regression models in Stata 15 Tobit models are made for censored dependent variables, where the value is sometimes only known within a certain range. Chemical sensors may have a lower limit...

• Stata Tips #18 – Fitting more complex Bayesian models with BUGS, Stan or JAGS – from inside Stata

In this post, we will look at a couple of community-contributed commands for fitting Bayesian models to your data. Stata 14 introduced Bayesian functionality for the first time with bayesmh, and version 15 took...

• Stata Tips #16 – Stata 15’s new test for parameter stability in time series regression

What is it for? When you are fitting a simple time-series regression to your data, you have to make an assumption that indpendent (exogenous) variables in the regression have the smae effect on the...

• Stata Tips #15 – Publication ready graphics

More data is available than any point in history and often a simple graph can go a long way in presenting complex relationships between data elements. Stata offers an impressive set of options to...

• New from the Stata blog – Export tabulation results to Excel – Update

Written by Kevin Crow, Senior Software Developer, this post talks about updating the community-contributed command tab2xl with tab2docx, which writes a tabulation table to a Word file using the putdocx command. Click here to view “Export Tabulation Results to Excel –...