Econometrics Short Course
This course revises the statistical concepts relevant to regression analysis. It introduces Ordinary Least Squares regression and discusses how and why it is used. The course also covers inference in regression, dummy dependent variables, violations of the OLS assumptions and specification and data issues. Participants will use household survey data and the statistical software Stata.
Prerequisites: Course participants should be familiar with Stata and with basic statistical tools. Don't know Stata? Have a look at our Introduction to Stata course.
Date: Next course will be held in January 2021
Venue: Teaching Lab, Economics Building, Middle Campus, University of Cape Town
Course Fees: To be confirmed. Partial scholarships are available to bona fide students and academics.
Course Instructor: Bruce McDougall
Closing Date: To be confirmed
This is a joint SALDRU and DataFirst course.