2020 German Stata Conference

June 5, 2020 in Frankfurt

Dear Stata Conference participants, speakers and organizers,

due to the current situation around Covid-19 we put the health and protection of all our participants, employees, organizers and speakers first.

For this reason, we closely follow the daily changes and associated innovations and legal requirements and try to adjust to the daily situation.

If we are looking for a possible alternative date or even consider cancelling the conference for this year, we will of course let you know as soon as possible.

Stay healthy and all the best for you!

Liebe Stata Conference Teilnehmerinnen und Teilnehmer, Referenten und Organisatoren,

aufgrund der aktuellen Situation um Covid-19stellen wir die Gesundheit und den Schutz aller unserer Teilnehmerinnen und Teilnehmer ,Mitarbeiter, Organisatoren und Referenten an erster Stelle.

Aus diesem Grund verfolgen wir aufmerksam die täglichen Änderungen und damit verbundenen Neuerungen bzw. gesetzlichen Auflagen und versuchen uns täglich neu auf die täglich gegebene Situation einzustellen.

Sollten wir nach einem möglichen Ersatztermin suchen oder gar eine Stornierung der Conference für dieses  Jahr in Erwägung ziehen so lassen wir es Euch selbstverständlich schnellst möglich wissen.

Bleibt gesund und alles Gute für Euch!


Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main
Campus Ginnheim, Neuer Hörsaal
Ginnheimer Landstr. 39
60487 Frankfurt am Main

All Stata users, from Germany and elsewhere, or those interested in learning about Stata, are invited to attend.

Meeting & Workshop



The 2020 German Stata Conference will be held at the Goethe-University Frankfurt on Friday, June 05 2020. Everybody from anywhere who is interested in using Stata is invited to attend this meeting. The meeting will include presentations about causal models, general statistics, and data management, both by researchers and by StataCorp sta_. The meeting will also include a _wishes and grumbles_ session, during which you may air your thoughts to Stata developers.



On the day before the conference, Nikos Askitas, from the Institute for Labor Econmics (IZA) will hold a workshop on _Python and Stata_. Details about the workshop are given below the program.


Conference Dinner

There is (at additional cost) the option of an informal meal at a restaurant in Frankfurt on Friday evening. Details about accommodations and fees are given below the program



The conference language will be English because of the international nature of the meeting and the participation of non-German guest speakers.

Time table – (provisionally)


8:30-9:00 Registration
9:00-9:15 Welcome – Alexander Schmitt-Catran
9:15-10:15 KEYNOTE – (?)
10:15-10:45 kinkyreg: Instrument-free inference for linear regression models with endogenous regressors – Jan F. Kiviet (?)
10:45-11:00 Coffee
11:00-12:00 Discrete-Time Multistate Models in Stata – Daniel C. Schneider
12:00-12:30 Twostep Multilevel Analysis Using Stata – Johannes Giesecke und Ulrich Kohler
12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:00 Estimating heterogeneous slope coecient models in dynamic panels with cross-sectional dependence – Jan Ditzen
14:00-14:30 Generalized method of moments estimation of linear dynamic panel data models – Sebastian Kripfganz
14:30-15:00 arhomme: An implementation of the Arrellano/Bonhomme (2017) estimator for quantile regression – Martine Biewen and Pascal Erhardt
15:00-15:30 Coffee
15:30-16:00 sttex – a new dynamic document command for Stata and LATEX – Ben Jan
16:45-17:30 Report to the Users – StataCorp
17:30-18:00 Wishes and Grumbles
18:00 End of meeting

Scientific Organizers

Alexander Schmidt-Catran
Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main

Johannes Giesecke
Humboldt University Berlin

Ulrich Kohler
University of Potsdam


Participants are asked to travel at their own expense. The meeting fee covers costs for refreshments and lunch.

Meeting fees (all prices are incl. VAT)Price
Meeting only: Professionals44,99€
Meeting only: Students25€
Workshop only65€
Workshop only: Students50€
Workshop + meeting85€
Workshop + meeting: Students65€

There will also be an optional informal meal at a restaurant in Frankfurt on Friday evening at an additional cost.

Natascha Hütter
Phone: +49-212-26066-24
E-Mail: natascha.huetter@dpc-software.de
Elena Tsittser
Phone: +49-212-26066-51
E-Mail: elena.tsittser@dpc-software.de
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Natascha Hütter

Phone:+49 (0)212 / 2 60 66-24

E-Mail: natascha.huetter@dpc-software.de

Elena Tsittser

Phone:+49 (0)212 / 2 60 66-51

E-Mail: elena.tsittser@dpc-software.de