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

CEF.UP (U. Porto), Porto Business School and Timberlake (Portugal) 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 Porto Business School on January 2015.

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 Count Data 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
Miguel Portela, Escola de Economia e Gestão and NIPE, Universidade do Minho
Paulo Guimarães, Banco de Portugal, FEP and CEF.UP, Universidade do Porto

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Date & Schedule
  • Date: 27-30 January 2015
  • 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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Porto Business School

Avenida Fabril do Norte, 425
4460-312 Matosinhos

GPS: 41.182873,-8.654078

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Prices in EUR / VAT (23%) not included

Until 30 Dec After 30 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

You should 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.
Lancaster, T. (1990). The Econometric Analysis of Transition Data, Cambridge University Press, New York.
Long, J. S. and Freese, J. (2014). Regression Models for Categorical Dependent Variables Using Stata, 3rd Ed., Stata Press.
Wooldridge, J. (2010). Econometric Analysis of Cross Section and Panel Data, 2nd Ed., MIT Press.
Verbeek, M. (2012). A Guide to Modern Econometrics, 4th 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: 00351 214240143

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
Count Data Models
Total selected modules

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Accomodation (some suggestions)

HotelStar Inn Porto***
Hotel IBIS S. João**
HF Tuela Porto **

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Timberlake Consultores

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


Rua Dr. Roberto Frias
4200-464 Porto
Phone: (+351) 220426468 – ext. 4568

Porto Business School

Avenida Fabril do Norte, 425
4460-312 Matosinhos
Phone: (+351) 226153270

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