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**Course description**

This course is dedicated to all those who want to apply statistical methods for economical data.

It has two versions: one in R and one in Gretl, depending n you interest

Since it contains the examples in R/Gretl some knowledge of R/Gretl is required. Therefore an introduction to R/Gretl is provided.

Course content:

- What is R/Gretl? (short introduction to R/Gretl: reading the data, simple data manipulation, graphics)
- Visualising data methods
- Regression models
- Non-parametric methods
- Time series analysis (ARiMA, ARMA, GARCH, etc.)
- Forecasting
- Monte Carlo simulations

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