Useful Links for ECONOMETRICS
[Updated Spring 2015]
The Terry College
R, RATS, SAS, SPSS,
the Terry College Office of Information Technology
(OIT) for access to
these programs. OIT provides a complete listing of Terry's
research computing resources on its site.
UGA offers free access to
SPSS through its vLab
Mathworks provides Matlab tutorials and links to other off-site resources.
You will find many resources
learning Stata at the company's website.
Some of the best are
available through UCLA's Academic Technology Services,
public access to detailed
Stata, including seminars with video
demonstrations. The Carolina Population Center
at UNC offers a Stata
tutorial. The SSCC at Wisconsin does
offers two: one
for students and one
for researchers. Here
is a convenient two-page introduction. Masayuki
has collected many useful Stata
well as a long, wide-ranging
resources for economics research, focusing on
Programming and workflow best practices
Gaudecker provides extensive guidance on effective
practices and project
organization. Matt Gentzko and Jesse
have produced a useful practioner's
guide coding and data management for social
From the TeX FAQ:
`TeX is a typesetting system written by Donald Knuth, who says in the Preface to his book on TeX that it is "intended for the creation of beautiful books - and especially for books that contain a lot of mathematics".'
LaTeX is a popular TeX macro package. For an up-to-date implementation of TeX, LaTeX and related programs for Windows (all current variants) try MikTeX. Many useful TeX resources can be found TeX Users' Group (TUG) site. Another good place to find help is through Hildebrand's TeX Resources page.
Beamer is a LaTeX class that allows you to produce slide presentations (like PowerPoint) in a LaTeX environment. It is included with the MikTeX distribution.