• The following are some sites on Microeconomics and Econometrics:
  • On LaTeX, there are plenty of editors available for free. I have a slight preference for Texmaker, if anything because the .pdf viewer is adjacent to the command screen. Some key ingredients to get you up and running include the following:
  • Good way to learn MATLAB programming is to read the code and paper in concert. Andrew Patton of University of Oxford has compiled links to some commonly referred to MATLAB code packages as well as his own.
  • A good alternative to obtaining and using MATLAB is to use GNU Octave. GNU Octave utilizes the same language as MATLAB, but is a freeware. Necessarily, the slew of program packages are different, but the learning curve will be gentler if you already know MATLAB.
  • Probably the best and cheapest way to learn Applied Econometrics and Statistics is to write your own programs on R since its free. The software can be downloaded from the R-Project site. If you like reading from manuals there are official ones and contributed ones on the website.
  • Some Economics and Mathematics textbooks available online,