Pedro Sant’Anna

January 31, 2023, 9am-1pm, Online Via Zoom

PDHP workshop: Difference-in-Differences

Please join as we kick off a new season of the PDHP workshop series on January 31st with “Difference-in-Differences”, presented by Pedro H. C. Sant’Anna of Vanderbilt University & Microsoft. This half-day workshop is geared toward researchers and data analysts of all skill levels, and will cover all aspects of the difference-in-differences analytic approach, with an additional emphasis on recent advances in the field. Attendees will also receive hands-on practice with difference-in-differences analysis using R and Stata. As always, this workshop is free and open to the public.

Topics covered:

  • Deep dive into canonical Difference-in-Differences methods
  • Understanding limitations of linear two-way fixed effects regressions
  • Allowing for heterogeneous treatment effects when treatment timing varies
  • Recent advances in DiD
  • Hands-on practice with R and Stata using both real and simulated data

Download Poster PDF


Workshop video is available here.

Zoom Q&A text is available for download here (CSV format)

Slides & Lab Materials:

Workshop slides available here.

Recommended Software:

The workshop will provide examples in Stata, and R as configured below:
––R Studio (strongly recommended)
––R packages can be installed using the following code

## install packages (Diff-In-Diffs packages)

#(data manipulation and plots packages)

#(general purpose packages used in workshop)

Example Problems (include sample code and data):

Example #1
Example #2
Example #3

Additional Reading:


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