Advanced Training in Economic Analysis and Management - Applied Macro-Economics
OCP Policy Center, Rabat.
This course aims to build the statistical foundations behind the general class of time-series models currently utilized by Central Banks, Research Institutes and Private Consultants, and present the main approaches available. Applied econometrics is best understood when actually practiced, so the course will combine theoretical presentations with hands-on exercises using dedicated software to analyze both real and simulated data.
• Building a robust foundation on statistical principles;
• Produce meaningful forecasts and analysis of their own;
• Evaluate the results produced by third parties.
Paulo Picchetti is Researcher at the Brazilian Institute of Economics (IBRE) and Professor at School of Economics of São Paulo (EESP); Doctor’s degree in Economics at the University of Illinois, Master’s degree in Economics at FEA/USP.