# Latest News

#### Stata Tips #16 - Stata 15's new test for parameter stability in time series regression

What is it for? When you are fitting a simple time-series regression to your data, you have to make an assumption that indpendent (exogenous) variables in the regressio...

#### Stata Tips #15 - Publication ready graphics

More data is available than any point in history and often a simple graph can go a long way in presenting complex relationships between data elements. Stata offers an i...

#### New from the Stata blog - Exploring results of nonparametric regression models

Written by Kristin MacDonald, Director of Statistical Services, this post expounds upon a previous blog post, "Nonparametric regression: Like parametric regression, but n...

#### New from the Stata blog - Export tabulation results to Excel - Update

Written by Kevin Crow, Senior Software Developer, this post talks about updating the community-contributed command tab2xl with tab2docx, which writes a tabulation tab...

#### Stata Tips #14 - Non-parametric (local-linear kernel) regression in Stata 15

What is non-parametric regression? Stata version 15 now includes a command npregress, which fits a smooth function to predict your dependent variable (endogenous vari...

#### Stata Tips #13 - Import Twitter Data to Stata

Every day a large amount of data is produced. Data take on different formats and shapes; from data points to images and written words. A big source of data is social me...

#### New from the Stata Blog - Dynamic stochastic general equilibrium models for policy analysis

Written by David Schenck, Senior Econometrician, this post talks about how to estimate the parameters of a DSGE model, how to create an interpret an impulse response, and...

#### Stata Tips #12 - SVG graphics in Stata

Stata can now export any graphs to SVG. Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) is a file format with a lot of advantages for Stata users. In this post, we will outline what m...

#### New from The Stata Blog - Programming an estimation command in Stata: Writing a Java Plugin

David Drukker, Executive Director of Econometrics at StataCorp LLC has published a new post that illustrates how to plug code written in another language (like C, C++, ...