Introduction to Econometric Modelling With Ox Metrics 8 Course

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Designed to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of econometric modeling using the Ox Metrics 8 software. The course covers various topics and techniques in econometrics, allowing participants to gain practical skills in analyzing economic data and building econometric models.


5 Days

Who Should Attend

  • Economics and Finance students
  • Students Researchers and Analysts
  • Econometricians and Statisticians
  • Financial Analysts and Forecasters

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Course Objectives

At the end of this IRES training course, participants will:

  • Familiarize participants with the Ox Metrics 8 software: The course aims to introduce participants to the features, interface, and functionalities of Ox Metrics 8, ensuring they are comfortable using the software for econometric modeling tasks.
  • Develop a conceptual understanding of econometric modeling: Participants will gain a solid foundation in the key concepts and principles of econometric modeling. They will learn about the theoretical underpinnings of various econometric techniques and how they can be applied to real-world economic data.
  • Learn data preparation and exploration techniques: The course will teach participants how to effectively prepare and clean economic data for analysis using Ox Metrics 8. They will also learn data exploration techniques to gain insights and identify patterns in the data.
  • Build skills in regression analysis: Participants will acquire the skills to estimate and interpret regression models using Ox Metrics 8. They will learn about different types of regression models, model specification, and model evaluation techniques.
  • Understand time series analysis: The course will cover time series econometrics, including concepts such as stationary processes, autoregressive models, moving average models, and forecasting. Participants will learn how to analyze and model time series data using Ox Metrics 8.
  • Develop hypothesis testing and model evaluation abilities: Participants will learn how to test hypotheses, assess model assumptions, and evaluate the adequacy of econometric models. They will gain knowledge of various statistical tests and diagnostic procedures.
  • Explore advanced topics in econometric modeling: The course will provide an opportunity for participants to delve into advanced topics such as panel data analysis, instrumental variables, simultaneous equation models, and limited dependent variable models. This will broaden their understanding and capabilities in econometric analysis.

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Econometric Modelling

  • Overview of econometric modelling
  • Understanding the key concepts and techniques
  • Introduction to Ox Metrics 8 software

Module 2: Data Preparation and Exploration

  • Data collection and cleaning
  • Data visualization techniques
  • Exploratory data analysis

Module 3: Model Specification and Estimation

  • Choosing the appropriate econometric model
  • Model specification techniques
  • Estimation methods in Ox Metrics 8

Module 4: Model Evaluation and Interpretation

  • Diagnostic tests for model evaluation
  • Interpreting the results of econometric models
  • Reporting and communicating findings

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The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute (IRES) certificate.


The training is residential and will be held at IRES training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.


Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

Email:  [email protected]  /[email protected] 

Mob: +254 715 077 817

Tel: 020 211 3814


This training can also be customized for your institution upon request to a minimum of 4 participants. You can have it delivered in our training centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254715077817, +254(020) 211 3814 ,+250 789 621 067or mail [email protected]/[email protected]


Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before start of the course.

Send proof of payment to [email protected]/[email protected]

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