Factor Models in Time Series with Applications in Macroeconomics and Finance
17-21 August 2015
A graduate level course about “big data” analysis. It introduces methods and techniques for extracting meaningful and useful information from large panels of time series.
10-28 August 2015
A considerable part of economic theory is difficult to follow without a strong background in Real Analysis. This course will introduce students to concepts of modern analysis such as continuity, metric spaces, compactness, convexity and integration and will show the connections to economic theory. Note: the first week of this course (11-15 August) will be delivered online.
Statistical Methods for Social Research using SPSS
17-28 August 2015
Data-driven research requires knowledge of the appropriateness of different statistical techniques and the means to perform empirical calculations. This course equips researchers with these tools using the popular SPSS package.