This course is an introduction and/or refresher course in Econometrics that focuses on techniques for estimating regression models, on problems commonly encountered in estimating such models, and on interpreting the estimates. The goal is to provide participants with the basic skills and knowledge necessary to undertake empirical research and to prepare them to the advanced course in Econometrics of Financial Markets. If Gretl will be the econometric software used in the course, it is possible to use R.
Adkins L. C., Using gretl for Principles of Econometrics, Version 1.041, October 2013, Free copy;
Brooks C., Introductory Econometrics for Finance, Second Edition, Cambridge University Press, 2008 ;
Gujarati D., Basic Econometrics, McGraw Hill Higher Education; 5th Revised edition edition, 2009 ;
Hill C., W. Griffiths and G. Lim, Principles of Econometrics, Wiley, 4th Edition, 2011 ;
1 final exam