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Articles and Columns

The Stata Journal Editors' Prize 2017: Ben Jann
Reconstructing time-to-event data from published Kaplan–Meier curves
Y. Wei and P. Royston
Identification and estimation of treatment effects in the presence of (correlated) neighborhood interactions: Model and Stata implementation via ntreatreg
G. Cerulli
The synth_runner package: Utilities to automate synthetic control estimation using synth
S. Galiani and B. Quistorff
Implementing tests for forecast evaluation in the presence of instabilities
B. Rossi and M. Soupre
Text mining with n-gram variables
M. Schonlau, N. Guenther, and I. Sucholutsky
Econometric convergence test and club clustering using Stata
K. Du
Automatic portmanteau tests with applications to market risk management
G. Zhu, Z. Du, and J. C. Escanciano
Two-stage residual inclusion estimation: A practitioners guide to Stata implementation
J. V. Terza
Causal effect estimation and inference using Stata
J. V. Terza
A simple command to calculate travel distance and travel time
S. Weber and M. Péclat
Testing for Granger causality in panel data
L. Lopez and S. Weber
Response surface models for the Elliott, Rothenberg, and Stock unit-root test
J. Otero and C. F. Baum
Assessing the calibration of dichotomous outcome models with the calibration belt
G. Nattino, S. Lemeshow, G. Phillips, S. Finazzi, and G. Bertolini
Estimating receiver operative characteristic curves for time-dependent outcomes: The stroccurve package
M. Cattaneo, P. Malighetti, and D. Spinelli

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