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Articles and Columns

Joseph M. Hilbe (1944–2017)
Estimating inverse-probability weights for longitudinal data with dropout or truncation: The xtrccipw command
E. J. Daza, M. G. Hudgens, and A. H. Herring
Heuristic criteria for selecting an optimal aspect ratio in a two-variable line plot
D. Christodoulou
Regression clustering for panel-data models with fixed effects
D. Christodoulou and V. Sarafidis
Introducing the StataStan interface for fast, complex Bayesian modeling using Stan
R. L. Grant, B. Carpenter, D. C. Furr, and A. Gelman
Fitting Bayesian item response models in Stata and Stan
R. L. Grant, D. C. Furr, B. Carpenter, and A. Gelman
Instantaneous geometric rates via generalized linear models
A. Discacciati and M. Bottai
rdrobust: Software for regression-discontinuity designs
S. Calonico, M. D. Cattaneo, M. H. Farrell, and R. Titiunik
A combined test for a generalized treatment effect in clinical trials with a time-to-event outcome
P. Royston
Estimating responsiveness scores using rscore
G. Cerulli
Multilevel multiprocess modeling with gsem
T. Bartus
A flexible parametric competing-risks model using a direct likelihood approach for the cause-specific cumulative incidence function
S. I. Mozumder, M. J. Rutherford, and P. C. Lambert
Rate decomposition for aggregate data using Das Gupta's method
J. Li
Covariate-constrained randomization routine for achieving baseline balance in cluster-randomized trials
E. Lorenz and S. Gabrysch
Stata tip 127: Use capture noisily groups
R. B. Newson

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