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:  20-24 January 2020

Venue: Teaching Lab, Economics Building, Middle Campus, University of Cape Town

Course Fees:  The cost of the course is R 10 500.00. Partial scholarships are available to bona fide students and academics.

Course Instructor:  Associate Prof Andrew Kerr

Closing Date:  Apply Online before 18 October 2019.

 

This is a joint SALDRU and DataFirst course.

 

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