McDevitt & Kline Continuing Education Workshops

Statistics training that makes sense

At Statistical Horizons, you can learn the latest statistical methods in an efficient, affordable and enjoyable manner. We offer short seminars on a wide variety of popular statistical methods—methods that are not offered in many graduate programs. Our instructors are all well-known experts in their fields. They are also outstanding teachers who are highly skilled at making statistics understandable.

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May Blog Post: “Maximum Likelihood is Better than Multiple Imputation: Part II” 

Paul Allison follows up on his July 2012 post, where he argued that maximum likelihood (ML) has several advantages over multiple imputation (MI) for handling missing data. 

Statistical Horizons in Germany and Sweden!

Statistical Horizons will be teaming up with Metrika again this year to bring two of Paul Allison’s most popular courses to Stockholm, Sweden on August 11-14: Longitudinal Data Analysis Using Stata and Structural Equation Modeling Using Stata. Spaces are limited so register early.

In addition, we will be presenting Instrumental Variables taught by Felix Elwert on June 19-20 in Berlin Germany.

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Peter Groeneveld 
Peter Groeneveld, MD, MS, is Associate Professor of Medicine in the Perelman School at the University of Pennsylvania. His research is focused on the structure, organization, outcomes, and economics of cardiovascular health care.

Shenyang Guo
Shenyang Guo, Ph.D., is the Frank J. Bruno Distinguished Professor of Social Work Research in the George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis. He is an expert on the application of advanced statistical models to the solution of social welfare problems.

Gregory Hancock
Gregory Hancock, Ph.D., is Professor and Program Director of Measurement, Statistics and Evaluation in the Department of Human Development and Quantitative Methodology at the University of Maryland, College Park, and Director of the Center for Integrated Latent Variable Research (CILVR).




Propensity Score Analysis
Shenyang Guo, Instructor
May 28-29, Chicago

Longitudinal Data Analysis
Using Stata
Paul Allison, Instructor
May 28-29, Chicago

Linear Regression Analysis
Paul Allison, Instructor
June 4, 5 & 6, Philadelphia

Structural Equation Modeling:
A Second Course
Gregory Hancock, Instructor
June 4, 5 & 6, Philadelphia

Statistics with Stata
Peter Groeneveld, Instructor
June 4-5, Philadelphia

Multilevel Modeling:
A Second Course
Kristopher Preacher, Instructor
June 11-12, Philadelphia

Treatment Effects Analysis
Stephen Vaisey, Instructor
June 11-12, Philadelphia

Longitudinal Data Analysis
Using SAS
Paul Allison, Instructor
June 19-20, Boston


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Paul D. Allison, Ph.D., is Professor of Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania where he teaches research methods and statistics. He has been offering short courses in statistics for over 25 years.