This course has the main following objectives:
- Provide trainees with knowledge of econometrics – the statistical methods applied in economics to test socio-economic hypotheses and forecast social-economic variables.
- Provide trainees data analysis and software skills to conduct regressions and tests.
- The course will focus mainly on the practical applications of econometrics.
The course is open to all; individuals who have basic statistics knowledge and are interested in the courses are encouraged to enroll . The course is relevant for graduate students and researchers from universities, research institutes, and ministries.
Wooldridge, Jeffrey M. (2008). Introductory Econometrics: A Modern Approach. South-Western College Publishers, Fourth Edition (ISBN: 9780324581621).
- Basic statistics
- Basic mathematics