Top Summer Schools 2017: Math & Stats
It's early to start planning for the summer – but if you want to make the most of your time as a student, you need to look ahead! If you have time off between semesters in your undergraduate or masters degree, you can use that time to attend a summer school. These residential courses typically run from between one week and three weeks, and involve teaching on specialist topics, and group workshops too. Plus, they are are great opportunity to network with fellow students and researchers in your field.
Details: Timberlake Consultants, official distributor of Stata, offer the summer school comprising a series of four 1-day courses and one 2-day course. All courses will be delivered interactively using the internationally used software package Stata. This is a great opportunity for students, academics and professionals to expand their econometrics skills and learn how they can apply econometrics and statistics from professionals pioneering research at the forefront of their specialist fields.
Details: This is another interesting course opportunity offered by Timberlake Consultants. The EViews Summer School will appeal to both new and experienced users of EViews and will provide attendees with a valuable insight in completing empirical work using the latest EViews software. All courses will teach econometrics from an applied perspective and demonstrate techniques using EViews software.
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