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Working Papers
2023
 Estimation of marginal odds ratios
University of Bern Social Sciences Working Papers, University of Bern, Department of Social Sciences View citations (1)
2022
 Color palettes for Stata graphics: an update
University of Bern Social Sciences Working Papers, University of Bern, Department of Social Sciences View citations (2)
 ColrSpace: A Mata class for color management
University of Bern Social Sciences Working Papers, University of Bern, Department of Social Sciences
 Marginal odds ratios: What they are, how to compute them, and why applied researchers might want to use them
Swiss Stata Conference 2022, Stata Users Group
 sttex – a new dynamic document command for Stata and LaTeX
London Stata Conference 2022, Stata Users Group
2021
 A robust regression estimator for pairwisedifference transformed data: xtrobreg
London Stata Conference 2021, Stata Users Group
 Entropy balancing as an estimation command
University of Bern Social Sciences Working Papers, University of Bern, Department of Social Sciences View citations (3)
 Inadequate Teacher Content Knowledge and What to Do About It: Evidence from El Salvador
Diskussionsschriften, Universitaet Bern, Departement Volkswirtschaft
Also in University of Bern Social Sciences Working Papers, University of Bern, Department of Social Sciences (2021)
 Relative distribution analysis in Stata
University of Bern Social Sciences Working Papers, University of Bern, Department of Social Sciences View citations (1)
See also Journal Article in Stata Journal (2021)
 dstat: A new command for the analysis of distributions
2021 Stata Conference, Stata Users Group
2020
 Influence functions continued. A framework for estimating standard errors in reweighting, matching, and regression adjustment
University of Bern Social Sciences Working Papers, University of Bern, Department of Social Sciences View citations (1)
 Lohngerechtigkeit und Geschlechternormen: Erhalten Männer eine Heiratsprämie?
University of Bern Social Sciences Working Papers, University of Bern, Department of Social Sciences
 Teacher Content Knowledge in Developing Countries: Evidence from a Math Assessment in El Salvador
Diskussionsschriften, Universitaet Bern, Departement Volkswirtschaft View citations (4)
Also in University of Bern Social Sciences Working Papers, University of Bern, Department of Social Sciences (2020) View citations (4)
2019
 Heat (and hexagon) plots in Stata
German Stata Users' Group Meetings 2019, Stata Users Group
Also in London Stata Conference 2019, Stata Users Group (2019)
 Influence functions for linear regression (with an application to regression adjustment)
University of Bern Social Sciences Working Papers, University of Bern, Department of Social Sciences View citations (1)
2018
 Color palettes for Stata graphics
University of Bern Social Sciences Working Papers, University of Bern, Department of Social Sciences View citations (1)
See also Journal Article in Stata Journal (2018)
 Customizing Stata graphs made easy
London Stata Conference 2018, Stata Users Group View citations (2)
Also in University of Bern Social Sciences Working Papers, University of Bern, Department of Social Sciences (2017) View citations (1)
 Customizing Stata graphs made even easier
University of Bern Social Sciences Working Papers, University of Bern, Department of Social Sciences View citations (2)
2017
 Creating HTML or Markdown documents from within Stata using webdoc
University of Bern Social Sciences Working Papers, University of Bern, Department of Social Sciences View citations (4)
See also Journal Article in Stata Journal (2017)
 Plotting regression coefficients and other estimates in Stata
University of Bern Social Sciences Working Papers, University of Bern, Department of Social Sciences View citations (2)
See also Software Item (2023)
 Robust statistics in Stata
United Kingdom Stata Users' Group Meetings 2017, Stata Users Group
 Social Status and PeerPunishment: Findings from Two Road Traffic Field Experiments
University of Bern Social Sciences Working Papers, University of Bern, Department of Social Sciences
 Why propensity scores should be used for matching
German Stata Users' Group Meetings 2017, Stata Users Group View citations (5)
 kmatch: Kernel matching with automatic bandwidth selection
United Kingdom Stata Users' Group Meetings 2017, Stata Users Group View citations (7)
2016
 Assessing inequality using percentile shares
University of Bern Social Sciences Working Papers, University of Bern, Department of Social Sciences View citations (10)
See also Journal Article in Stata Journal (2016)
 Creating LaTeX documents from within Stata using texdoc
University of Bern Social Sciences Working Papers, University of Bern, Department of Social Sciences View citations (4)
See also Journal Article in Stata Journal (2016)
 Educational expansion and homogamy. An analysis of the consequences of educational upgrading for assortative mating in Switzerland
University of Bern Social Sciences Working Papers, University of Bern, Department of Social Sciences
 Estimating Lorenz and concentration curves in Stata
University of Bern Social Sciences Working Papers, University of Bern, Department of Social Sciences View citations (16)
 Fiscal Federalism and Tax Equalization: The potential for progressive local taxes
University of Bern Social Sciences Working Papers, University of Bern, Department of Social Sciences
 MTurk Survey on "Mood and Personality". Documentation
University of Bern Social Sciences Working Papers, University of Bern, Department of Social Sciences
 More Is Not Always Better: An Experimental IndividualLevel Validation of the Randomized Response Technique and the Crosswise Model
University of Bern Social Sciences Working Papers, University of Bern, Department of Social Sciences View citations (1)
See also Journal Article in PLOS ONE (2018)
 texdoc 2.0: An update on creating LaTeX documents from within Stata
United Kingdom Stata Users' Group Meetings 2016, Stata Users Group View citations (4)
2015
 A new Stata command for computing and graphing percentile shares
United Kingdom Stata Users' Group Meetings 2015, Stata Users Group
 Erbschaften und Schenkungen im Kanton Bern, Steuerjahre 2002 bis 2012
University of Bern Social Sciences Working Papers, University of Bern, Department of Social Sciences View citations (5)
 Methodological Report on Kaul and Wolf's Working Papers on the Effect of Plain Packaging on Smoking Prevalence in Australia and the Criticism Raised by OxyRomandie
University of Bern Social Sciences Working Papers, University of Bern, Department of Social Sciences View citations (1)
2014
 A new command for plotting regression coefficients and other estimates
German Stata Users' Group Meetings 2014, Stata Users Group View citations (47)
Also in United Kingdom Stata Users' Group Meetings 2014, Stata Users Group (2014) View citations (47)
 A new methodological approach for studying intergenerational mobility with an application to Swiss data
University of Bern Social Sciences Working Papers, University of Bern, Department of Social Sciences View citations (2)
 Online Survey on "Exams and Written Papers". Documentation
University of Bern Social Sciences Working Papers, University of Bern, Department of Social Sciences View citations (1)
 Sensitive Questions in Online Surveys: An Experimental Evaluation of the Randomized Response Technique and the Crosswise Model
University of Bern Social Sciences Working Papers, University of Bern, Department of Social Sciences View citations (6)
2013
 Predictive Margins and Marginal Effects in Stata
German Stata Users' Group Meetings 2013, Stata Users Group View citations (7)
2012
 Robust regression in Stata
German Stata Users' Group Meetings 2012, Stata Users Group
2011
 Plagiarism in student papers and cheating in student exams: Results from surveys using special techniques for sensitive questions
United Kingdom Stata Users' Group Meetings 2011, Stata Users Group
 Plagiarism in student papers and cheating on exams: Results from surveys using special techniques for sensitive questions
German Stata Users' Group Meetings 2011, Stata Users Group
2010
 Benford's Law and Fraud Detection. Facts and Legends
ETH Zurich Sociology Working Papers, ETH Zurich, Chair of Sociology View citations (12)
See also Journal Article in German Economic Review (2010)
 Heterogeneous treatmenteffect analysis
German Stata Users' Group Meetings 2010, Stata Users Group View citations (7)
2009
 Creating LaTeX documents from within Stata
German Stata Users' Group Meetings 2009, Stata Users Group
 Output processing and automatic reporting with Stata
Italian Stata Users' Group Meetings 2009, Stata Users Group
 Recent developments in output processing
United Kingdom Stata Users' Group Meetings 2009, Stata Users Group
2008
 A Stata implementation of the BlinderOaxaca decomposition
ETH Zurich Sociology Working Papers, ETH Zurich, Chair of Sociology View citations (152)
See also Software Item (2023)
 Relative distribution methods in Stata
German Stata Users' Group Meetings 2008, Stata Users Group View citations (3)
 Sensitive Questions in Online Surveys: Experimental Results for the Randomized Response Technique (RRT) and the Unmatched Count Technique (UCT)
ETH Zurich Sociology Working Papers, ETH Zurich, Chair of Sociology View citations (12)
See also Journal Article in Sociological Methods & Research (2011)
2007
 Adolists: A New Concept for Stata
North American Stata Users' Group Meetings 2007, Stata Users Group
Also in United Kingdom Stata Users' Group Meetings 2007, Stata Users Group (2007)
 From estimation output to document tables: a long way made short
North American Stata Users' Group Meetings 2007, Stata Users Group
 Making regression tables simplified
German Stata Users' Group Meetings 2007, Stata Users Group View citations (34)
See also Journal Article in Stata Journal (2007)
 Trust and Reputation in Internet Auctions
ETH Zurich Sociology Working Papers, ETH Zurich, Chair of Sociology
2005
 From regression estimates to document tables: output formatting using estout
United Kingdom Stata Users' Group Meetings 2005, Stata Users Group
 Standard Errors for the BlinderOaxaca Decomposition
German Stata Users' Group Meetings 2005, Stata Users Group View citations (42)
2004
 Tabulation of multiple response sets, revisited
German Stata Users' Group Meetings 2004, Stata Users Group
 Tabulation of multiple responses
United Kingdom Stata Users' Group Meetings 2004, Stata Users Group
See also Journal Article in Stata Journal (2005)
Journal Articles
2021
 Relative distribution analysis in Stata
Stata Journal, 2021, 21, (4), 885951
See also Working Paper (2021)
2019
 Review of William Gould’s The Mata Book: A Book for Serious Programmers and Those Who Want to Be
Stata Journal, 2019, 19, (3), 734737
2018
 Color palettes for Stata graphics
Stata Journal, 2018, 18, (4), 765785 View citations (1)
See also Working Paper (2018)
 Customizing Stata graphs made easy (part 1)
Stata Journal, 2018, 18, (3), 491502 View citations (2)
 Customizing Stata graphs made easy (part 2)
Stata Journal, 2018, 18, (4), 786802 View citations (2)
 More is not always better: An experimental individuallevel validation of the randomized response technique and the crosswise model
PLOS ONE, 2018, 13, (8), 122 View citations (12)
See also Working Paper (2016)
2017
 Creating HTML or Markdown documents from within Stata using webdoc
Stata Journal, 2017, 17, (1), 338 View citations (4)
See also Working Paper (2017)
2016
 Assessing inequality using percentile shares
Stata Journal, 2016, 16, (2), 264300 View citations (9)
See also Working Paper (2016)
 Creating LaTeX documents from within Stata using texdoc
Stata Journal, 2016, 16, (2), 245263 View citations (4)
See also Working Paper (2016)
 Estimating Lorenz and concentration curves
Stata Journal, 2016, 16, (4), 837866 View citations (16)
2015
 A note on adding objects to an existing twoway graph
Stata Journal, 2015, 15, (3), 751755
 Stata tip 122: Variable bar widths in twoway graphs
Stata Journal, 2015, 15, (1), 316318
2014
 Plotting regression coefficients and other estimates
Stata Journal, 2014, 14, (4), 708737 View citations (50)
2011
 A recruitment method to obtain community samples of children for survey research in Switzerland
International Journal of Public Health, 2011, 56, (3), 353356 View citations (1)
 Plagiarism in Student Papers: Prevalence Estimates Using Special Techniques for Sensitive Questions
Journal of Economics and Statistics (Jahrbuecher fuer Nationaloekonomie und Statistik), 2011, 231, (56), 749760 View citations (6)
 Sensitive Questions in Online Surveys: Experimental Results for the Randomized Response Technique (RRT) and the Unmatched Count Technique (UCT)
Sociological Methods & Research, 2011, 40, (1), 169193 View citations (18)
See also Working Paper (2008)
2010
 Benford's Law and Fraud Detection: Facts and Legends
German Economic Review, 2010, 11, (3), 397401 View citations (9)
Also in German Economic Review, 2010, 11, (3), 397401 (2010) View citations (5)
See also Working Paper (2010)
 Tabulating SPost results using estout and esttab
Stata Journal, 2010, 10, (1), 4660 View citations (2)
2008
 The Blinder–Oaxaca decomposition for linear regression models
Stata Journal, 2008, 8, (4), 453479 View citations (613)
2007
 Making regression tables simplified
Stata Journal, 2007, 7, (2), 227244 View citations (35)
See also Working Paper (2007)
 Stata tip 44: Get a handle on your sample
Stata Journal, 2007, 7, (2), 266267
2005
 Making regression tables from stored estimates
Stata Journal, 2005, 5, (3), 288308 View citations (17)
 Tabulation of multiple responses
Stata Journal, 2005, 5, (1), 93122 View citations (3)
See also Working Paper (2004)
2004
 Stata tip 8: Splitting timespan records with categorical timevarying covariates
Stata Journal, 2004, 4, (2), 221222 View citations (1)
 The Use of New Technology and Occupational Mobility: An Event History Analysis of the Swiss Labor Market
Schmollers Jahrbuch : Journal of Applied Social Science Studies / Zeitschrift für Wirtschafts und Sozialwissenschaften, 2004, 124, (2), 257282
Chapters
2005
 The Erosion of Regular Work: An Analysis of the Structural Changes in the Swiss and German Labour Markets
Palgrave Macmillan View citations (1)
Software Items
2023
 COEFPLOT: Stata module to plot regression coefficients and other results
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics View citations (1)
See also Working Paper (2017)
 DSTAT: Stata module to compute summary statistics and distribution functions including standard errors and optional covariate balancing
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 ESTOUT: Stata module to make regression tables
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics View citations (1)
 FAIRLIE: Stata module to generate nonlinear decomposition of binary outcome differentials
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics View citations (13)
 IPWLOGIT: Stata module to fit marginal logistic regression by inverse probability weighting
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 LNMOR: Stata module to compute marginal odds ratios after model estimation
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 OAXACA: Stata module to compute the BlinderOaxaca decomposition
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics View citations (1)
See also Working Paper (2008)
 RIFLOGIT: Stata module to fit unconditional logistic regression
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 VIOLINPLOT: Stata module to draw violin plots
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
2022
 COLRSPACE: Stata module providing a classbased color management system in Mata
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 EBALFIT: Stata module to perform entropy balancing
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 ESTWRITE: Stata module to store estimation results on disk
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 MOREMATA: Stata module (Mata) to provide various functions
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics View citations (1)
 PALETTES: Stata module to provide color palettes, symbol palettes, and line pattern palettes
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 RELDIST: Stata module for relative distribution analysis
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 ROBMV: Stata module for robust multivariate estimation of location and covariance
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 ROBREG: Stata module providing robust regression estimators
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 STTEX: Stata module to integrate Stata results into a LaTeX document
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
2021
 ADDPLOT: Stata module to add twoway plot objects to an existing twoway graph
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 DIGDIS: Stata module to analyze the distribution of digits
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 FRE: Stata module to display oneway frequency table
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 HEATPLOT: Stata module to create heat plots and hexagon plots
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 MGOF: Stata module to perform goodnessoffit tests for multinomial data
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
See also
Multinomial goodnessoffit: large sample tests with survey design correction and exact tests for small samples, ETH Zurich Sociology Working Papers, ETH Zurich, Chair of Sociology View citations (6)
 ROBREG10: Stata module providing robust regression estimators
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics View citations (5)
 XTROBREG: Stata module providing pairwisedifferences and firstdifferences robust regression estimators
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
2020
 GRSTYLE: Stata module to customize the overall look of graphs
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 GSAMPLE: Stata module to draw a random sample
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 ISCOGEN: Stata module to translate ISCO codes
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 KMATCH: Stata module module for multivariatedistance and propensityscore matching, including entropy balancing, inverse probability weighting, (coarsened) exact matching, and regression adjustment
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 MRTAB: Stata module to compute one and twoway tables of multiple responses
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 ROBSTAT: Stata module to compute robust univariate statistics
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 UDIFF: Stata module to estimate the generalized unidiff model for individuallevel data
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
2019
 ROBBOX: Stata module to compute generalized box plots
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 WEBDOC: Stata module to create a HTML or Markdown document including Stata output
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
2018
 LORENZ: Stata module to estimate and display Lorenz curves and concentration curves
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 PSHARE: Stata module to compute and graph percentile shares
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 TEXDOC: Stata module to create a LaTeX document including Stata output
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
2017
 CENTER: Stata module to center (or standardize) variables
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
2015
 EREPOST: Stata module to repost the estimation results
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
2014
 HTE: Stata module to perform heterogeneous treatment effect analysis
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
2013
 PANELS: Stata module to count panels and apply a command to panel units
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
2011
 RRLOGIT: Stata module to estimate logistic regression for randomized response data
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics View citations (2)
 RRREG: Stata module to estimate linear probability model for randomized response data
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics View citations (1)
2009
 LOGITCPRPLOT: Stata module to graph componentplusresidual plot for logistic regression
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 OAXACA9: Stata module to compute the BlinderOaxaca decomposition
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 PSPLINE: Stata module providing a penalized spline scatterplot smoother based on linear mixed model technology
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics View citations (1)
 SAVERESULTS: Stata module to save output from a command in a file on disk
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 TR: Stata module providing prefix command to trace program execution
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 VIEWRESULTS: Stata module to display results of a command in the Viewer
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
2008
 CPRPLOT2: Stata module to graph componentplusresidual plots for transformed regressors
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 JMPIERCE2: Stata module to compute trend decomposition of outcome differentials
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics View citations (1)
 KDENS: Stata module for univariate kernel density estimation
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics View citations (4)
 NLCHECK: Stata module to check linearity assumption after model estimation
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 OAXACA8: Stata module to compute decompositions of outcome differentials
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 SPLITVALLABELS: Stata module to split up value labels for multiline graph labelling
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 TABLETUTORIAL: Stata module to provide tutorial on automated table generation and reporting with Stata
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 VALUESOF: Stata module to return the contents of a variable in a macro
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
2007
 ADOLIST: Stata module to manage lists of ado packages
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 ANOGI: Stata module to generate Analysis of Gini
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 LABELSOF: Stata module to obtain a list of labeled values
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 MARKTOUSE: Stata module to mark the observations to be used
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
2006
 DEVCON: Stata module to apply the deviation contrast transform to estimation results
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics View citations (1)
 JMPIERCE: Stata module to perform JuhnMurphyPierce decomposition
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 SMITHWELCH: Stata module to compute trend decomposition of outcome differentials
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 SUPCLUST: Stata module to build superordinate categories
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics View citations (1)
2005
 AVPLOTS4: Stata module to graph addedvariable plots for specified regressors in a single image
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 CPRPLOTS: Stata module to graph (augmented) componentplusresidual plots in a single image
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 DECOMPOSE: Stata module to compute decompositions of wage differentials
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics View citations (5)
 DUNCAN: Stata module to calculate dissimilarity index
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 ERET2: Stata module to save results in e()
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 ESTOUT1: Stata module to export estimation results from estimates table
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 INVCDF: Stata module to invert the cumulative distribution function
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 MGEN: Stata module to apply generate to a matrix
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 RELRANK: Stata module to generate relative data (grade transformation)
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 SHUFFLE8: Stata module to shuffle a list
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 SHUFFLE: Stata module to shuffle a list
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
2004
 ALPHAWGT: Stata module to compute Cronbach's alpha for weighted data
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 COCHRAN: Stata module to test for equality of proportions in matched samples (Cochran's Q)
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 FVIEW: Stata module to find and view a file
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 MAT2TXT: Stata module to write matrix to ASCII file
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 SORTLISTBY: Stata module to sort by random or by ancillary numlist
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics
 WGTTEST: Stata module to test the impact of sampling weights in regression analysis
Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics

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