This course, the first of two, focuses on the development and use of single-equation econometric models that enable analysts to better understand their economic/business landscape and to improve their ability to make sound economic/business forecasts. Through hands-on exercises, participants gain knowledge of the practical elements of applied econometric analysis. The overall aims are to sharpen the quantitative, statistical, and analytical skills of participants in dealing with problems and issues related to business and economics, as well as to improve communication skills in reporting findings to decision makers.
- develop and use single-equation econometric models
- improve your ability to make sound forecasts
- sharpen your quantitative, statistical, and analytical skills
- improve the effectiveness of how you translate technical information for key decision-makers
- use SAS software to conduct econometric analyses.
Who Can Benefit
- Academicians, economists, forecasters, and government and business analysts
- Before attending this course, you should
- have a basic knowledge of SAS software, including SAS procedures such as PROC UNIVARIATE and PROC REG
- have a basic knowledge of statistics, especially in conjunction with tests of hypotheses ( tests and tests) and regression analysis
- be very familiar with regression analysis
- know at least the basics of economic and business concepts.