Institute of Economic Sciences (IEN) Note: The participants will be informed timely in case the summer school needs to be delayed due to the state of emergency caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Deadline for Applications: 01 June 2020 Selection of Candidates: first come, first served basis
The IES Summer School of Econometrics is the first summer school of econometrics in the Western Balkans region. The School gives participants the chance to learn about contemporary issues in econometric theory and practice. It is a successor of the IES Summer School of Economics, a unique education program in the Region that in the past brought together eminent lecturers, young researchers and outstanding students from all over the world.
The IES Summer School of Econometrics 2020 will focus on introductory econometric modeling in STATA econometric package. The School will offer (in Serbian) 15 hours of STATA modeling and 7.5 hours of ex-cathedra lectures. Participants will learn how to conduct empirical projects, as well as how to analyze and interpret results from other empirical studies. The emphasis is on gaining an intuitive understanding of the principles of econometric analysis and applying them to actual data in economics and other social sciences.
Course Topics: Principles of Econometrics, Linear Regression Model, Nonlinear Regression Model, Instrumental Variables, Panel Data Analysis
Institute of Economic Sciences (IEN) The Summer School of Economics is a unique education programme in the Western Balkans that brings together eminent lecturers, young researchers and outstanding students from the Region and beyond. The School gives participants the chance to learn about contemporary issues in economic theory and practice, to interact and share their views and experiences with eminent professors and young intellectuals. The School offers: 16 hours of lectures and 8 hours of interactive workshops and discussions. The School's goal is twofold: – To provide education on contemporary economic issues which are usually not covered by the university curriculum; – To establish durable links between young professionals and likely future leaders in the SEE region. The School applies interactive methods of education by combining lectures and debates. Emphasis is put on the active participation of students in the education process. Lecturers at the Summer School of Economics are distinguished international scholars, professors from the region and beyond and local economic policy makers, experts from various institutions including World Bank, OECD, IMF and other domestic and international organisations. Participation at the Summer School of Economics is completely free of charge for all selected participants. The target group are advanced undergraduate (at least 3rd year of bachelor studies) and graduate students in social sciences and humanities from the Western Balkan region.