The aim of the course is to introduce students to the techniques used in the analysis of “cross-sectional” panel data sets, such as the National Income Dynamics Study (NIDS). The course will begin with an introduction to using and analysing panel data. The course will cover first differencing, fixed effects and random effects regression estimators as well as the construction and evaluation of transition matrices. Students will also be introduced to the problem of differential attrition. Read more...
Monday, February 12, 2018 - 09:00 to Friday, February 16, 2018 - 17:00
Economics Building, Middle Campus, University of Cape Town