Upcoming Events

Upcoming events

Online short courses

Autumn 2020/Winter 2021

Free webinars

A Tour of OxMetrics

Date and time:

  • Wednesday 21 October 2020 3-4 pm;
  • Wednesday 9 December 2020 3-4 pm;
  • Wednesday 10 February 2021 3-4 pm.

In this free webinar we will introduce you to OxMetrics, an interactive menu-driven and graphics-oriented system for econometric, statistic, and financial analysis. The webinar will offer a guided tour of the OxMetrics interface and in particular will show how to:

  • Upload and edit databases
  • Transform variables and create new variables
  • Create, edit and save graphs
  • Produce descriptive statistics with PcGive

Throughout the session you will be able to interact with the webinar leader to ask questions and clarify doubts.

A Tour of Stata

Date and time: 

  • Wednesday 23 September 2020 3-4 pm;
  • Wednesday 4 November 2020 3-4 pm;
  • Wednesday 23 December 2020 3-4 pm.

In this free webinar we will introduce you to Stata, a powerful statistical software for data science and econometrics.

The webinar will get you started with Stata and in particular will show how to:

  • Interact with Stata via the Graphical User Interface
  • Load data and perform simple data management operations
  • Write Stata commands in the Command Window
  • Create and execute .do files to save and reproduce your work

Throughout the session you will be able to interact with the webinar leader to ask questions and clarify doubts.

Data Analysis and Visualisation using Stata

Date and time: 

  • Wednesday 30 September 2020 3-4 pm;
  • Wednesday 11 November 2020 3-4 pm;
  • Wednesday 13 January 2021 3-4 pm.

In this free webinar we will show you how to use Stata to analyse economic and financial data.

The webinar will gently introduce you to the software with a series of practical exercises.

The webinar covers the following topics:

  • Introduction to Stata
  • Data management operations
  • Creating and customising graphs to visualise data
  • Creating and interpreting descriptive statistics to understand the features of data

Throughout the session you will be able to interact with the webinar leader to ask questions and clarify doubts.

Linear Regression Analysis using Stata

Date and time: 

  • Wednesday 7 October 2020 3-4 pm;
  • Wednesday 18 November 2020 3-4 pm;
  • Wednesday 20 January 2021 3-4 pm.

In this webinar we will show you how to use Stata to build and estimate linear regressions to model relationships between economic/financial variables.

The webinar requires some preliminary knowledge of the software, which participants can acquire attending Webinar 3: Data Analysis and Visualisation using Stata.

The webinar covers the following topics:

  • Estimating linear regression models
  • How to conduct diagnostic tests and graphical analysis of regression to check the robustness of your model
  • How to use statistical tests to make inference

Throughout the session you will be able to interact with the webinar leader to ask questions and clarify doubts.

Volatility Modelling using OxMetrics

Date and time:

  • Wednesday 28 October 2020 3-4 pm;
  • Wednesday 16 December 2020 3-4 pm;
  • Wednesday 24 February 2021 3-4 pm.

In this free webinar we will show you how to use the module G@RCH of OxMetrics to analyse financial time series data and estimate volatility models.

The webinar does not require any previous knowledge of the software and it covers the following topics:

  • Introduction to G@RCH
  • Analysing the features of financial time series data: autocorrelation and volatility clustering
  • Estimating univariate volatility models: GARCH models

Throughout the session you will be able to interact with the webinar leader to ask questions and clarify doubts.

Time Series Analysis using Stata

Date and time:

  • 14 October 2020, 3-4 pm;
  • 2 December 2020, 3-4 pm;
  • 27 January 2020, 3-4 pm

In this webinar we will show you how to use Stata to analyse the features of time series data and to estimate univariate time series (ARMA) models. The webinar requires some preliminary knowledge of the software, which participants can acquire attending the Webinars A Tour of Stata and Data Analysis and Visualisation using Stata.

The webinar covers the following topics:

  • Graphical analysis and descriptive statistics of time series
  • Estimating univariate time series models ARMA
  • Model evaluation: creating diagnostic plots and tests after estimating a model

Throughout the session you will be able to interact with the webinar leader to ask questions and clarify doubts.

Conferences

26th International Panel Data Conference, Bologna 2021

To be held at the University Residential Center of Bertinoro, University of Bologna,
30 June - 3 July 2021

  • Submission starts: 15 November 2020
  • Submission ends: 15 March 2021

More Information available on the IPDC website