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 2021-2022.

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

#1

Introduction to Stata

  • Introduction to Stata
  • Data import and collection automation
  • Descriptive statistics
  • Descriptive graphs
  • (Linear regressions)

Sept-...
TBC

#2

Advanced Programming
     using Stata

 

  • Linear regressions
  • Advanced data management
  • Programming tips
  • Automatic reporting

Sept-...
TBC
 

#3

Introduction to R

  • Introduction to R & RStudio
  • Data import and collection automation
  • Descriptive statistics
  • Descriptive graphs
  • (Linear regressions)

 

Sept-...
TBC

#4

Advanced Programming
     using R

  • Linear regressions
  • Advanced data management
  • Programming tips
  • Automatic reporting

 

Oct-...
TBC
 

#5

Scientific Writing
     using LaTeX

  • Introduction to LaTeX & its syntax
  • Most common packages
  • Using LaTeX locally
  • Using LaTeX with Overleaf

 

Oct-...
TBC

#6

Finding Scientific Resources

        (Organized by BSPO library)

  • How to find and download articles
    published in peer-reviewed journals
  • Introduction to EndNote
    for bibliographic references

Oct-...
TBC
Online 
(pre-recorded)