• #### 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...

• #### New from the Stata Blog – Calculating power using Monte Carlo simulations, part 1: The basics

Written by Chuck Huber, Associate Director of Statistical Outreach, this post is the first in a series that discusses how to use Stata to perform Monte Carlo simulations for calculating power and sample-size requirements...

• #### 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 #17 – Threshold regression for time series in Stata 15

Threshold regression for time series in Stata 15 In time series analysis, sometimes we are suspicious that relationships among variables might change at some time. The new threshold command allows you to look for...

• #### New from the Stata blog – Web scraping NFL data into Stata

Written by Kevin Crow, Senior Software Developer, this post talks about how to install and run the new -nfl2stata- command written by Stata’s intern, Chris Hassell, that will web scrape the National Football League’s website...