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Publication Name: Econometrics Beat

Brief description: Dave Giles is a Professor of Economics at the University of Victoria, Canada, where he specializes in Econometrics.

Publication URL: http://davegiles.blogspot.com/

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Owner Name: Professor David Giles

URL: http://web.uvic.ca/~dgiles

Joined: August 20th, 2011

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Econometrics Beat wrote a new blog post titled In Praise of T.A.s

With another teaching term completed, I'm reminded of how much we faculty members rely on our Teaching Assistants (T.A.s) This is especially true in the case of large undergraduate classes, where we'd be run off our feet without the invaluable input from these hard-working, often under-appreciated members of the teaching team. Over the years, I've been especially fortunate to have worked with some very dedicated and conscientious T.A.s. Sometimes, being allocated to one of my courses wasn't...
(10 days ago)

Econometrics Beat wrote a new blog post titled Jan Kiviet's Book on Monte Carlo Simulation

Monte Carlo simulation is an essential tool that econometricians use a great deal. For an introduction to some aspects of Monte Carlo simulation, see my earlier posts here, here, and here. There are some follow-up posts on this coming up soon. In the meantime, I was delighted to learn recently about an outstanding book on this topic by Jan Kiviet. The book is titled, Monte Carlo Simulation for Econometricians, and I strongly recommend it. Of course, Jan's work will be...
(13 days ago)

Econometrics Beat wrote a new blog post titled And the Winner is........

The Econometric Game for 2017 has concluded. For second successive year, the winning team comes from Harvard University. The "cases" that were used in the 2017 EG can be found here. Congratulations to the winners, and to all of the other participating teams! © 2017, David E. Giles
(21 days ago)