Professional Development Workshops in Quantitative Analysis using Stata

The application of all methods are demonstrated using the statistical software Stata. Below we provide the highlights from each workshop. Click on the hyperlink to see the full program.

  • 9-13 February 2015: Exploratory Data Analysis, Raw Data Management, Programming.
  • 23-27 June 2014: Advanced Data Visualisation, Programming, Raw Data Management, Time-series analysis
  • 10-14 February 2014: Mixed/multilevel methods, Monte Carlo simulation, programming
  • 24-28 June 2013: Structural equation modelling (SEM), management of raw data, data visualisation
  • 11-15 February 2013 Monte Carlo simulation, event study methodology
  • 6-10 February 2012: Advanced time-series methods and state-space models, programming and visualisation.
  • 18-22 July 2011: survival analysis, data management; programming; econometric modelling.
  • 15-18 February 2011: advanced data visualisation, programming estimation commands.
  • 21-25 June 2010: multiple imputation; econometric modelling and statistical testing; panel data analysis; time series analysis.
  • 10-12 February 2010: multilevel/mixed and hierarchical models; programming.
  • 13-17 Jul 2009: Stata programming and Mata secrets; econometric modelling; survey data analysis.
  • 23-25 Jul 2008: complex data management; time-series analysis; panel data analysis.

Affiliation of participants

MEAFA's professional development workshops are widely recognised by industry, government and academia for their state-of-the-art content. To date, more than 600 participants have attended our workshops. Below is a list of organisations sending executives, researchers and research students to our workshops:

Government

  • Ambulance Service of New South Wales
  • AusAID, Federal Gvt
  • Australian Bureau of Statistics, Federal Gvt
  • Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)
  • Australian Institute of Criminology
  • Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS)
  • Centrelink Australia
  • Department of Social Services, Federal Gvt
  • Department of Defence, Federal Gvt
  • Department of Education, Federal Gvt
  • Department of Immigration and Citizenship, Federal Gvt
  • Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
  • Food Standards Australia and New Zealand
  • Frameworks for Health, St Vincent's Health
  • International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  • National Disability Services (NDS)
  • NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research (BOCSAR)
  • NSW Commission for Children & Young People
  • NSW Department of Education & Communities
  • NSW Department of Family and Community Services
  • NSW Department Of Human Services
  • Northern Territory Department of Health & Families
  • Northern Territory Department Primary Industry and Fisheries
  • Princess Alexandra Hospital
  • Productivity Commission
  • Royal North Shore Hospital
  • South Australia Flinders Medical Centre
  • Queensland Department of Employment, Economic Development & Innovation
  • Queensland Health, QLD Gvt
  • Queensland Nursing and Midwifery
  • Queensland Office of Fair and Safe Work
  • Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA)
  • Sydney Medically Supervised Injecting Centre
  • Sydney South West Area Health Service
  • The Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  • Western Australia Health

Industry and Non-profit

  • Australian Red Cross Blood Service
  • AusVet
  • Access Economics
  • Allen Consulting Group
  • Australia and New Zealand School of Government
  • BakerIDI Heart and Diabetes Institute
  • Ballarat Health Services
  • Cancer Council Victoria
  • Centre for Corporate Public Affairs
  • The Children's Hospital at Westmead
  • Deloitte
  • Frontier Economics
  • Garvan Institute of Medical Research
  • George Institute for International Health
  • Healthmaps Pty Ltd
  • Hunter Industrial Medicine
  • Hunter Medical Research Institute
  • Mater Hospitals and Health Services
  • National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance
  • National Prescribing Service
  • NERA Ecomomic Consulting
  • Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA)
  • KMPG
  • Parenting Research Centre
  • Price Waterhouse Coopers
  • Promotion and Primary Health Care
  • Recognition Public Relations
  • St George Hospital of NSW
  • The Group of Eight Universities
  • Westpac Ltd
  • Woolcock Institute of Medical Research

Academia

  • Ageing Research Unit (ANU)
  • Aoyama Business School (Japan)
  • Australian Demographic and Social Research (ANU)
  • Brain and Mind Research Institute (Sydney)
  • Bond University School of Business
  • Cancer Prevention Research Centre (UQ)
  • Centre for Research on Ageing, Health and Wellbeing (ANU)
  • Centre of Health Economics Research and Evaluation (CHERE, UTS)
  • Centre for the Study of Choice (UTS)
  • Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention (Deakin)
  • Copenhagen Business School
  • Crawford School on Public Policy (ANU)
  • Curtin University Business School
  • Deakin Graduate School of Business
  • Edith Cowan University School of Accounting, Finance and Economics
  • Federation University Australia Faculty of Business
  • Flinders University Business School
  • Flinders School of Medicine
  • Griffith University Business School
  • Griffith University School of Public Health
  • Kirby Inst. for Infection and Immunity in Society (UNSW)
  • Marcs Auditory Laboratories (UWS)
  • Macquarie University Graduate School of Management
  • Macquarie University Psychology
  • Menzies School of Health Research
  • Monash Injury Research Institute
  • Monash University Faculty of Business and Economics
  • Murdoch Children Research Institute
  • La Trobe School of Law and Legal Studies
  • National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health (ANU)
  • National Centre in HIV Social Research (UNSW)
  • National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling (Canberra)
  • National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (UNSW)
  • National Institute of Labour Studies (Flinders)
  • RMIT Business SChool
  • Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research (UQ)
  • Queensland University of Technology Business School
  • Queensland University of Technology School of Economics and Finance
  • Social Policy Research Centre (UNSW)
  • Telethon Institute Child Health Research (UWA)
  • Texas A&M University Mays Business School(USA)
  • Toulouse Business School (France)
  • University of Adelaide Business School
  • University of Adelaide School of Mathematical Sciences
  • University of Adelaide School of Population Health
  • University of Auckland Business School
  • University of Auckland Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences
  • University of Canberra Faculty of Business & Government
  • University of Canterbury School of Business and Economics
  • University of Melbourne Faculty of Business and Economics
  • University of Melbourne Rural Clinical School
  • University of New England Business School
  • University of New South Wales Australian School of Business
  • UNSW School of Physical, Environmental and Mathematical Sciences
  • University of Newcastle Business School
  • University of Otago School of Business
  • University of Queensland Business School
  • University of South Australia The International Graduate School of Business
  • University of Sussex School of Business, Management and Economics
  • University of Sydney Business School
  • University of Sydney Faculty of Arts and Social Science
  • University of Sydney Medical School
  • University of Sydney School of Economics
  • University of Sydney School of Public Health
  • University of Tasmania Faculty of Business
  • University of the South Pacific Graduate School of Business
  • University of the South Pacific School of Economics
  • University of Western Australia Emergency Medicine
  • University of Western Sydney College of Business and Law
  • University of Wollongong Sydney Business School at UOW
  • Victoria University of Wellington Management School

Funding PhD scholarships

The fees from the MEAFA professional development workshops go to funding MEAFA PhD scholarships and other development research programs.

Research training to MEAFA members

MEAFA's professional development workshops have another key purpose, to keep MEAFA members continuously updated with the latest developments in quantitative analysis. To date, MEAFA has offered in excess of $100,000 worth of free research training to MEAFA member, faculty and research students.