Computer Tools for Economics (CTE)

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This is the home page of the course "Computer Tools for Economics" of the Doctoral Program in Economics and Organization (DEO) and in Economics (DEC), School of Advanced Studies and University "Ca' Foscari" of Venice.

Class schedule

Tentatively, the classes will be held each week,starting from September 25-th. A more detailed tentative program is following:

Lect. Date Topic
1 Sep 25 / 3.45 PM Network connectivity (Telnet, Ssh, FTP, SFTP)
2 Oct 2 / 3.45 PM Tagged typesetting I, Html and web publishing
3 Oct 9 / 3.45 PM R (programming environment for statistics and more)
4 Oct 16 / 3.45 PM Excel
5 Oct 23 / 3.45 PM Maple/MuPAD
Oct 30 / 3.45 PM Canceled
6 Nov 6 / 3.45 PM Tagged typesetting II, LaTex and presentations with prosper
7 Nov 13 / 3.45 PMWeb resources for economists
8 Nov 20 / 3.45 PM Intro to statistical packages, Stata
9 Nov 27 / 3.45 PM NEOS, sweave and bibtex (see below, email required)
10Dec 4 / 3.45 PM Intro to computational economics (see below, email required)

Syllabus

Download the syllabus.

Useful links

Reading list

Download the slides Last Update: nov 7-th

The page of last year course might still be occasionally useful.