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. Please find hereunder the classrooms and schedule for each session (there are two different groups).
Please find further instructions on how to access and login via Moodle / Bootcamp Tools and Methods for Economists

 

Calendar

 

 Module

Content

Groupe 1

ECON2MA/ETRI2MA/QEM on Tuesdays

Groupe 2

ECON2M1/ECON2MS/G/ECON2MD

on Wednesdays
 (NO SESSION WEEK 1)

#1

Introduction to Stata

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

Week 2

Sept 21st (Group 1)

Sept 22nd (Group 2)

14:00-16:00
SOCR-034

#2

Advanced Programming
     using Stata

 

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

Week 3

Sept 28th (Group 1)

Sept 29th (Group 2)

14:00-16:00

SOCR-034
 

#3

Introduction to R

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

 

Week 4

Oct 5th (Group 1)

Oct 6th (Group 2)

14:00-16:00

SOCR-034

#4

Advanced Programming
     using R

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

 

Week 5
Oct 12th (Group 1)

Oct 13th (Group 2)

14:00-16:00

SOCR-034

#5

Scientific Writing
     using LaTeX

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

 

Week 6

Oct 19th (Group 1)

Oct 20th (Group 2)

14:00-16:00

SOCR-034

#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

Week 7

Online 
(pre-recorded)