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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Seminars are being added each week to the Spring/Summer 2017 schedule. Click here to register and check for updates!

Dynamic Panel Data Models

Paul Allison, Enrique Moral-Benito, and Richard Williams are currently working on a project entitled “Dynamic Panel Data Modeling using Maximum Likelihood.” They have prepared a Stata program called xtdpdml that provides an alternative to widely used GMM methods such as Arellano-Bond and is superior in many cases. Click here to see the materials that are currently available.

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Kieran Healy
Kieran Healy, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Sociology at Duke University.


Kristopher Preacher
Kristopher J. Preacher, Ph.D., is Professor in the Quantitative Methods program in the Department of Psychology and Human Development at Vanderbilt University.

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Stephen Vaisey
Stephen Vaisey, Ph.D. is a Professor of Sociology at Duke University where he teaches the doctoral statistics sequence.



Introduction to Structural 
Equation Modeling
Paul Allison, Instructor
January 27-28, Fort Myers, Florida

Longitudinal Data Analysis
Using Stata

Paul Allison, Instructor
February 21-22, Stockholm, Sweden

Structural Equation Modeling
Using Stata

Paul Allison, Instructor
February 23-24, Stockholm, Sweden

Multilevel Modeling
Tenko Raykov, Instructor
April 7-8, Philadelphia
Early registration deadline is March 7

Propensity Score Analysis
Shenyang Guo, Instructor
April 7-8, Philadelphia
Early registration deadline is
March 7


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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.