IDEA first year econometrics, 2005-2006
- 11 May: old exams are here
- 03 May: Notes have been updated. Fixed some confusing typos regarding Choleski decomposition and GLS
- Fourth problem set. Due Tuesday 9 May
- Solutions for second problem set - Thanks Ivo!
- Third problem set. Due Tuesday 18 April
- The notes have been updated (31 March).
- Class this Thursday 09 March will be presented by Ivo, in the
normal lecture room. Be ready with questions about Octave, GRETL, the
live CD, etc.
- Solutions for first problem set - Thanks Ivo!
- Second problem set. Due Tuesday 16 March
- Octave manual If you want a pdf, try google, but check that what you come up with is not too out of date.
- There is an experimental version of Octave for Windows here
I haven't tried it, and I can't yet recommend it, but maybe someone
could try it out. If it works well, let me know. This project is
evolving quickly, and will probably work well by the time this course
- First problem set. Due Tuesday 28 Feb.
- There's an introduction to the live cd here
- 04 Feb. The bootable CD has been updated to fix the problem with
the missing NEdit program. You don't need to download it again if your
CD doesn't have this problem
CD with the notes and example programs ready to run
I don't use Macs or Windows. The main reason I offer the bootable CD is
to avoid having to worry about software installation problems. However,
the following information may be useful:
Installing Octave on Mac/Windows
"Binaries for Apple's Mac OS X are available as part of the fink
Fink project and also the
The current best solution for installing Octave on Windows
systems is to simply use the most recent Cygwin package of Octave,
available from www.cygwin.com
the Math category when installing)."