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.

  • 14 - 16 December 2015: Microeconometrics for Count Data (TBA soon)
  • 29 June - 3 July 2015: Treatment Effects, Programming Estimation Commands.
  • 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:

Federal Government

  • AusAID
  • Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)
  • Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)
  • Australian Institute of Criminology (AIC)
  • Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS)
  • Centrelink Australia
  • Department of Social Services (DSS)
  • National Disability Services (NDS)
  • Productivity Commission
  • Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA)
  • Department of Defence
  • Department of Education
  • Department of Immigration and Citizenship
  • Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
  • Food Standards Australia and New Zealand

State and Local Government

  • Ambulance Service of New South Wales
  • Frameworks for Health, St Vincent's Health
  • 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
  • Royal North Shore Hospital
  • South Australia Department of Health
  • South Australia Flinders Medical Centre
  • South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute
  • Queensland Department of Employment, Economic Development & Innovation
  • Queensland Health, QLD Gvt
  • Queensland Nursing and Midwifery
  • Queensland Office of Fair and Safe Work
  • South Eastern Sydney Local Health District
  • 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
  • Centre for Independent Studies
  • Children's Hospital at Westmead
  • Concord Hospital Renal Unit
  • Deloitte
  • Frontier Economics
  • Garvan Institute of Medical Research
  • General Practice Training Valley to Coast
  • George Institute for International Health
  • Graduate Careers Australia
  • 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
  • Westmead Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Westpac Ltd
  • Woolcock Institute of Medical Research

International

  • Aoyama Business School (Japan)
  • Cancer Registry of Norway (Norway)
  • Copenhagen Business School (Denmark)
  • International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  • Lancaster Uni Management School (the UK)
  • Osaka Uni School of Economics (Japan)
  • Texas A&M Uni Mays Business School (the US)
  • Toulouse Business School (France)
  • Uni of the South Pacific Graduate School of Business (Fiji)
  • Uni of the South Pacific School of Economics (Fiji)
  • Uni of Auckland Business School (NZ)
  • Uni of Auckland Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences (NZ)
  • Uni of Canterbury School of Business and Economics (NZ)
  • Uni of Johannesburg School of Economics (South Africa)
  • Uni of Otago School of Business (NZ)
  • Uni of Otago Dunedin School of Medicine (NZ)
  • Uni of Sussex School of Business and Economics (the UK)
  • The World Bank

Australian Academia

  • ANU Ageing Research Unit
  • ANU Australian Demographic and Social Research
  • ANU College of Business and Economics
  • ANU Centre for Research on Ageing, Health and Wellbeing
  • ANU Crawford School on Public Policy
  • ANU National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health
  • Bond Uni School of Business
  • Curtin Uni Business School
  • Deakin Uni Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention
  • Deakin Uni Graduate School of Business
  • Edith Cowan Uni School of Accounting, Finance & Economics
  • Federation Uni Australia Faculty of Business
  • Flinders Uni Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Flinders Uni National Institute of Labour Studies
  • Flinders Uni Business School
  • Flinders Uni Clinical Epidemiology Unit
  • Flinders Uni School of Medicine
  • Griffith Uni Business School
  • Griffith Uni School of Public Health
  • James Cook Uni Public Health & Tropical Medicine
  • Macquarie Uni Graduate School of Management
  • Macquarie Uni Psychology
  • Menzies School of Health Research
  • Monash Injury Research Institute
  • Monash Uni Faculty of Business and Economics
  • Murdoch Children Research Institute
  • La Trobe School of Law and Legal Studies
  • National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling (Canberra)
  • RMIT Business SChool
  • QUT Business School
  • QUT School of Economics and Finance
  • Uni of Adelaide Business School
  • Uni of Adelaide Global Food Studies
  • Uni of Adelaide School of Mathematical Sciences
  • Uni of Adelaide School of Population Health
  • Uni of Canberra Faculty of Business & Government
  • Uni of Melbourne Business School
  • Uni of Melbourne Centre for Health Policy, Programs & Economics
  • Uni of Melbourne Faculty of Business and Economics
  • Uni of Melbourne Rural Clinical School
  • Uni of New England Business School
  • UNSW Australian School of Business
  • UNSW Kirby Institute for Infection & Immunity in Society
  • UNSW National Centre in HIV Social Research
  • UNSW National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre
  • UNSW School of Physical, Environmental and Mathematical Sciences
  • UNSW Social Policy Research Centre
  • UNSW School of Public Health and Community Medicine
  • Uni of Newcastle Business School
  • Uni of Queensland Business School
  • Uni of Queensland Cancer Prevention Research Centre
  • Uni of Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research
  • Uni of South Australia The International Graduate School of Business
  • Uni of Sydney Business School
  • Uni of Sydney Brain and Mind Research Institute
  • Uni of Sydney Faculty of Arts and Social Science
  • Uni of Sydney Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Uni of Sydney Law School
  • Uni of Sydney Medical School
  • Uni of Sydney School of Economics
  • Uni of Sydney School of Public Health
  • Uni of Tasmania Faculty of Business
  • UTS Centre of Health Economics Research and Evaluation
  • UTS Centre for the Study of Choice
  • Uni of Western Australia Business School
  • Uni of Western Australia Emergency Medicine
  • Uni of Western Australia Telethon Institute Child Health Research
  • Uni of Western Sydney College of Business and Law
  • Uni of Western Sydney Marcs Auditory Laboratories
  • Uni of Wollongong Sydney Business School
  • Victoria Uni 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 $120,000 worth of free research training to MEAFA member, faculty and research students.