Course Outline | Target | Course Instructors | Date & Schedule | Location | Price | References | Registration | Accommodation | Contacts

Timberlake (Portugal) and CEF.UP (U. Porto) are jointly organizing a set of applied Econometrics courses using Stata. The aim of these courses is to familiarize the participants with the basic econometric tools commonly used in applied research. The courses include a quick discussion of the relevant econometric theory as well as an in-depth discussion of empirical applications using real data. The course will take place at FEP (U. Porto) on January 2014.

Course Outline

Day 1 Data Management and Regression analysis (OLS, GLS)
Day 2 IV and Panel Data Models
Day 3 Discrete Choice Models
Day 4 Duration Models

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The course is designed for Academic Staff and Master/PhD students with basic knowledge on statistics, econometrics and Stata. The course is also of interest to other Professionals with an interest on data analysis from an econometric perspective. Practitioners who are interested in learning advanced techniques and raise their awareness of applied econometric methodologies will greatly benefit from this course. The course will be taught in English.

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Course Instructors

Anabela Carneiro, FEP and CEF.UP, Universidade do Porto
João Cerejeira, Escola de Economia e Gestão and NIPE, Universidade do Minho
José Varejão, FEP and CEF.UP, Universidade do Porto
Miguel Portela, Escola de Economia e Gestão and NIPE, Universidade do Minho

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Date & Schedule
  • Date: 21-24 January 2014
  • Duration: 24 hours (= 6*4)
  • Schedule: 09h30m – 17h30m [coffee-breaks: 11:00-11:30 + 15:30-16:00; lunch: 13:00 – 14:00]

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University of Porto – Faculty of Economics

Rua Dr. Roberto Frias
4200-464 Porto

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Prices in EUR / VAT (23%) not included

Until 21st Dec After 21st Dec
Students Academics Others       Students Academics Others
1-day course 130 200 275       170 250 340
2-day course 220 330 440       250 375 500
3-day course 290 440 595       330 495 660
4-day course 350 540 720       395 595 790

The fee includes coffee-breaks and lunches. The course materials will be provided in electronic format. Payment of course fees required prior to the course start date.

Available places: 20

During the course there will be one computer per student with access to the internet. You are welcome to bring your own laptop.

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Angrist, J. and Pischke, J.-S. (2008). Mostly Harmless Econometrics: An Empiricist's Companion, Princeton University Press.
Arellano, M. (2003). Panel Data Econometrics Advanced Texts in Econometrics, Oxford University Press.
Baum, K. (2006). An Introduction to Modern Econometrics using Stata, Stata Press.
Cameron, A. C. and Trivedi, P. K. (2005). Microeconometrics: Methods and Applications, Cambridge University Press.
Cameron, A. C. and Trivedi, P. K. (2010). Microeconometrics using Stata, Revised Edition, Stata Press.
Cleves, M., Gould, W., Gutierrez, R. G. and Marchenko, Yulia V. (2010). An Introduction to Survival Analysis Using Stata, 3rd Ed., Stata Press.
Lancaster, T. (1990). The Econometric Analysis of Transition Data, Cambridge University Press, New York.
Long, J. S. and Freese, J. (2006). Regression Models for Categorical Dependent Variables Using Stata, 2nd Ed., Stata Press.
Diebold, F. X. (2006). Elements of Forecasting, 4th Ed., South-Western College Pub.
Wooldridge, J. (2010). Econometric Analysis of Cross Section and Panel Data, 2nd Ed., MIT Press.
Verbeek, M. (2008). A Guide to Modern Econometrics, 3rd Ed., Wiley.

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You can register by filling this registration form

If you have any questions, please contact Timberlake Consultores -
by email ( ) or by phone: 00 351 245 308 549

Select wanted modules (At least one is mandatory)
Day 1 - Module
Data Management and Regression Analysis (OLS, GLS)
Day 2 - Module
IV and Panel Data Models
Day 3 - Module
Discrete Choice Models
Day 4 - Module
Duration Models
Total selected modules

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Accomodation (some suggestions)

Hotel IBIS S. João**
HF Tuela Porto**

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Timberlake Consultores

Tagus Park - Edifício Núcleo Central - Escritório 481
(2740-122 Oeiras)
Tel: (+351) 21 424 01 43

University of Porto – Faculty of Economics

Rua Dr. Roberto Frias
4200-464 Porto

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