Upcoming Events

Upcoming events

Online short courses

In some documents you may still see us referred to as Cass Business School or The Business School (formerly Cass). Find out more about our name change.

Free webinars

A Tour of Stata

Date and time:

  • Wednesday 21 April 2021, 1-2 pm
  • Wednesday 16 June 2021, 1-2 pm

In this free webinar we will introduce you to Stata, a powerful statistical software for data science and econometrics.

The webinar will get you started with Stata and in particular will show how to:

  • Interact with Stata via the Graphical User Interface
  • Load data and perform simple data management operations
  • Write Stata commands in the Command Window
  • Create and execute .do files to save and reproduce your work

Throughout the session you will be able to interact with the webinar leader to ask questions and clarify doubts.

Data Analysis and Visualisation using Stata

Date and time:

  • Wednesday 5 May 2021, 1-2 pm
  • Wednesday 30 June 2021, 1-2 pm

In this free webinar we will show you how to use Stata to analyse economic and financial data.

The webinar will gently introduce you to the software with a series of practical exercises.

The webinar covers the following topics:

  • Introduction to Stata
  • Data management operations
  • Creating and customising graphs to visualise data
  • Creating and interpreting descriptive statistics to understand the features of data

Throughout the session you will be able to interact with the webinar leader to ask questions and clarify doubts.

Linear Regression Analysis using Stata

Date and time:

  • Wednesday 12 May 2021, 1-2 pm
  • Wednesday 7 July 2021, 1-2 pm

In this webinar we will show you how to use Stata to build and estimate linear regressions to model relationships between economic/financial variables.

The webinar requires some preliminary knowledge of the software, which participants can acquire attending Webinar 3: Data Analysis and Visualisation using Stata.

The webinar covers the following topics:

  • Estimating linear regression models
  • How to conduct diagnostic tests and graphical analysis of regression to check the robustness of your model
  • How to use statistical tests to make inference

Throughout the session you will be able to interact with the webinar leader to ask questions and clarify doubts.

Financial Econometrics using Stata

Date and time:

  • Wednesday 26 May 2021, 1-2 pm
  • Wednesday 21 July 2021, 1-2 pm

In this webinar we will show you how to use Stata to analyse the features of financial time series and to estimate ARMA and volatility models.

The webinar requires some preliminary knowledge of the software, which participants can acquire attending the Webinars A Tour of Stata and Data Analysis and Visualisation using Stata.

The webinar covers the following topics:

  • Analysing the features of financial time series data: autocorrelation and volatility clustering
  • Estimating univariate time series models ARMA
  • Fitting univariate GARCH models

Throughout the session you will be able to interact with the webinar leader to ask questions and clarify doubts.

Conferences

26th International Panel Data Conference, Virtual Meeting

1-2 July 2021
Submission deadline: 30 April 2021

More Information available on the IPDC website

27th International Panel Data Conference, University Residential Centre, Bertinoro, Italy

16-19 June 2022
Submission for contributed sessions will start from November 15, 2021 to March 15, 2022

More Information available on the IPDC website

Online Research Seminars

  • 27 May 2021, 5:00 pm (GMT) “Correlated Logit Models for Panel Binary Outcomes”. Presenter: Lin Xu, University of Zurich, Department of Economics.
  • 21 June 2021, 5:00 pm (GMT) “State Dependence and Unobserved Heterogeneity in the Extensive Margin of Trade”. Presenter: Amrei Stammann, Heinrich-Heine-University Duesseldorf
  • 16 September 2021, 5:00 pm (GMT) “The role of information unbiasedness in panel data likelihoods”. Presenter: Martin Schumann, Maastricht University.
  • 14 October 2021, 5:00 pm (GMT) “How does the interaction between environmental policy and intellectual property rights affect environmental innovation?: A study of 7 OECD countries”. Presenter: Aneeq Sarwar, Centre for Transformative Innovation, Swinburne University