03 Jul 2008 - 07 Jul 2008 Godvari Village Resort, Kathmandu, Nepal
SANDEE organized a five days course on ‘Advanced Econometrics: Dummy Dependent Variables, Survey Design and Evaluation Methods' in Kathmandu, Nepal from 3rd - 7th July, 2007. This course covered topics in Survey methods, Discrete Dependent variables and discuss problems arising from Endogeniety in Program Evaluation. The course had a mix of theoretical lectures and practical application using STATA 9 software on data sets collected largely by SANDEE researchers and used in their working papers. Participants learnt to apply econometric techniques to Environmental Economics problems where they might encounter dummy dependent variables, panel data or face issues of endogeneity. They got an overview of how to design surveys, choose samples, and prepare efficient questionnaires.