Econometrics Short Course 2020
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.

This course will run from 20 to 24 January 2020.

Course participants should be familiar with Stata and with basic statistical tools.

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

PLEASE NOTE: Accommodation and transport costs are for your own account.
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Applications close on 18 October 2019 . You will be informed of whether your application was successful by 31 October 2019. If you have NOT heard from us by this date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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