SPATIAL ECONOMETRICS ADVANCED INSTITUTE

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore of Rome, May 25th - June 19th 2015 (8th edition)

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The Spatial Econometrics Advanced Institute is organized yearly by the Spatial Econometrics Association.
Objectives: the school aims at providing a solid background to Master, PhD students and young researchers interested in the analysis of spatial data with particular reference to economic applications:
* seminars on spatial economics, spatial statistics, spatial econometrics, panel data and spatial panel data
* 60 hours of teaching + 40 hours of computer lab
* practical classes using R

PROGRAM

Week I (25th-29th May)
Spatial Statistics (15 hours) Instructor: Prof. G. Arbia, University "Cattolica del Sacro Cuore " of Rome.
Week II (1st-5th June)
Spatial econometrics I (15 hours) Instructor: Prof. Anil Bera, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champain.

Week III (8th May – 12nd June)
Spatial econometrics II (15 hours) Instructor: Prof. Ingmar Prucha, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland.

Week IV (15th-19th June)
Panel data (15 hours) Instructor: Prof. Badi H. Baltagi, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York.
COMPUTER LABS:
40 hours Practical experiences in spatial econometrics using the R software, GeoDa software and Phyton software.
How to apply: the application form (click here) should be sent to giuseppe.arbia@rm.unicatt.it before february the 20th 2015. For more information go to admission.


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