Statistical Consulting

The Population Research Center (PRC) provides free statistical and methodological consulting to PRC affiliates. Consulting is available by appointment, and can be conducted via e-mail, or via phone, skype, or in-person meetings. Please e-mail consultants@prc.utexas.edu to schedule a consultation. We are here to help!

We offer methodological, statistical and technical support to PRC affiliates for:

  • Study planning and design
  • Choice and application of statistical methods
  • Data management and preparation
  • Interpretation and presentation of results
  • Data visualization
  • Statistical software programming (Stata, R, SAS, M-Plus)

Consultants

Kristopher Velasco, Department of Sociology

Expertise: Structural Equation Modeling, Multi-Level Modeling, Social Network Analysis, Event History, Confirmatory Factor Analysis, Cross-Lagged Panels, Data Visualization, Research Design.

Software: STATA, R, some Python

Office hours: Monday 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Selena Caldera, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs

Expertise: Logistic & multinomial regression, Multilevel modeling, Fixed & random effect models, Propensity scores, Longitudinal data analysis, Event history analysis, Data management & preparation, Data visualization, Fuzzy matching.

Software: STATA, SAS

Office hours: Wednesday 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Shih-Yi Chao, Department of Sociology

Expertise: Logistic regression, Discrete-time event-history models, Fixed and random effects model, Multilevel modeling, Research design, Data management & preparation.

Software: STATA, HLM, Mplus

Office hours: Tuesday 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.


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    University of Texas at Austin
    305 E. 23rd Street / RLP 2.602
    Mail Stop G1800
    Austin, Texas 78712-1699
    512-471-5514