Boot Camp - Tools and Methods for Economists

Louvain-La-Neuve

Public

The boot camp is key for all the students registered in a master in economics at the ESL.

Each module is organized two times: 1 session for the MA students + 1 session for the MS/MD/2M1 students. 

Calendar

Module Content MA MS/MD/2M1
Data collection

  • Macrobond
  • Amadeus
  • Bloomberg
Tuesday 15th September
14.00 - 15.30
(SOCR 034)
Wednesday 16th September
9.00 - 10.30
(DOYE 3-4)
Stata - Introduction
  • Introductionn to stata language
  • Descriptive stats & graphs
Tuesday 22nd September
14.00 - 17.00
(SOCR 034)
Wednesday 23rd September
9.00 - 12.00
(DOYE 3-4)
Stata - Advanced
  • Advanced data management
  • Programming tips
Tuesday 29th September
14.00 - 17.00
(SOCR 034)
Wednesday 30th September
9.00 - 12.00
(DOYE 3-4)
Math & Stats using Matlab
  • Introduction to Matlab language
  • Operation on matrices
  • Loops & Functions
Tuesday 6th October
14.00 - 17.00
(SOCR 034)
Wednesday 7th October
9.00 - 12.00
(DOYE 3-4)
Scientific writing using LaTeX
  • Introduction to LaTeX syntax
  • Most common packages
Tuesday 13th October
14.00 - 15.30
(SOCR 034)
Wednesday 14th October
09.00 - 10.30
(DOYE 3-4)
Finding scientific ressources
  • How to download articles published in peer-reviewed journals
  • Introduction to EndNote for bibliographic
Tuesday 20th October
14.00 - 15.30
(SOCR 034)
Wednesday 21st October
9.00 - 10.30
(DOYE 3-4)