Boot Camp - Tools and Methods for Economists

Louvain-La-Neuve

Public

The boot camp is key and mandatory for all students registered in an ESL master's in economics. It is composed of 6 modules and it will be ONLINE via TEAMS for this Academic Year 2020-2021.

Please find further instructions on how to access and login via Moodle / Bootcamp Tools and Methods for Economists

Calendar

 

 Module

Content

All programmes concerned
 Tuesday’s

Module 1

Data Collection

· Macrobond

· Belfirst and Orbis

· Bloomberg

Sept-15 
14.00 -15.30

Module 2

Stata (Introduction)

 

· Introduction to Stata language

· Descriptive stats & graphs

Sept-22
14.00 – 17.00
 

Module 3

Stata (Advanced)

· Advanced data management

· Programming tips

 

Sept-29
14.00 – 17.00

Module 4

Math and Stats using Matlab

· Introduction to Matlab language

· Operation on matrices

· Loops & Functions

 

Oct-6 
14.00 – 15.30
 

Module 5

Scientific Writing using LaTeX

· Introduction to LaTeX syntax

· Most common packages

 

Oct-13 
14.00 – 15.30

Module 6

Finding Scientific Resources (organized by BSPO library)

· How to download articles published in peer-reviewed journals

· Introduction to EndNote for bibliographic references

Oct-20
14.00 – 15.30
Online 
(pre-recorded)