Upcoming Events

Upcoming events

Online short courses

Autumn 2020/Winter 2021

Free webinars

Webinar 1: A Tour of OxMetrics

Date and time:
5th May 2020, 5:00-6:00 pm GMT
9th June 2020, 5:00-6:00 pm GMT

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.

Webinar 2: A Tour of Stata

Date and time: 
8th May 2020, 5:00-6:00 pm GMT
12th June 2020, 5:00-6:00 pm GMT
15th July 2020, 1:00-2:00 pm GMT

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.

Webinar 3: Data Analysis and Visualisation using Stata

Date and time: 
15th May 2020, 5:00-6:00 pm GMT
19th June 2020, 5:00-6:00 pm GMT
22th July 2020, 1:00-2:00 pm GMT

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.

Webinar 4: Linear Regression Analysis using Stata

Date and time: 
22nd May 2020, 5:00-6:00 pm GMT
26th June 2020, 5:00-6:00 pm GMT
29th July 2020, 1:00-2:00 pm GMT

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.

Webinar 5: Volatility Modelling using OxMetrics

Date and time:
26th May 2020, 5:00-6:00 pm GMT
30th June 2020, 5:00-6:00 pm GMT

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.

Webinar 6: Modelling Big Data using Autometrics (OxMetrics)

Date and time:
29th May 2020, 5:00-6:00 pm GMT
7th July 2020, 5:00-6:00 pm GMT

In this free webinar we will show you how to use the module PcGive and Autometrics of OxMetrics to model economic relationships

when there are several potential explanatory variables or more variables than observations.

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

  • Introduction to PcGive
  • Estimating linear regression models with PcGive: static and dynamic models
  • Automatic Model Section with Autometrics: how to find a good model for your data when you have a big dataset

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