The Spatial Econometrics Advanced Institute is organized yearly by the Spatial Econometrics Association.
Objectives: the school aims at providing a solid background to Master, PhD students and young researchers interested in the analysis of spatial data with particular reference to economic applications (click here to see the detailed program):
* seminars on spatial economics, spatial statistics, spatial econometrics, panel data and spatial panel data
* 68 hours of teaching + 40 hours of computer lab
* final evaluation via exams (not compulsory)
* practical experiences using R, GeoDaSpace, GeoDa and PySAL.
Program (click here to see the detailed contents of the courses):
Week I (14th-18th May)
Theoretical Spatial Economics (9 hours)
Instructor: Prof. J.H.P. Paelinck, George Mason University, Fairfax, Viginia.
Spatial Statistics (11 hours)
Instructor: Prof. G. Arbia, University
“Cattolica del Sacro Cuore ” of Rome.
Week II (21st-25th May)
Spatial econometrics I (15 hours)
Instructor: Prof. Luc Anselin, Arizona State University.
Week III (28th May - 1st June)
Spatial econometrics II (15 hours)
Instructor: Prof. Ingmar Prucha, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland.
Week IV (4th-8th June)
Panel data (15 hours of teaching)
Instructor: Prof. Badi H. Baltagi, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York.
Computer lab 40 hours
Practical experiences in spatial econometrics using the R
software, GeoDa software and Phyton software.
Final exam, 9th June (not compulsory)
How to apply: the application form (click here) should be sent to email@example.com before february the 20th. For more information go to admission.
Deadlines and timetable
March 20th, 2012 - Deadline for formal applications
March 25th, 2012 - Notification of acceptance
March 30th, 2012 - Deadline for the first half of the payment
April 30th, 2012 - Deadline for final payments
May 14th- June 8th, 2012 - Courses
June 9th 2012 - Final exam (not compulsory)
Click here to see the 2011 edition website
Direction of the Institute : Giuseppe Arbia (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Dean of the Department: Giorgio Alleva (email@example.com)