Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Workshop on “Applied Econometrics for Business and Finance”-APRIL 22-23, 2016 @ XIME, KOCHI CAMPUS

Dear Academics/Researchers/Students/Business Analysts,


Warm Greetings from XIME, Kochi!


We take the pleasure to inform you that XIME, Kochi organizing a Two-Day Workshop on "Applied Econometrics for Business and Finance" @ KOCHI CAMPUS, from APRIL 22-23 (FRIDAY & SATURDAY), 2016.


The primary objective of the workshop is to provide orientation in essential Applied Time-Series Econometrics relevant for research in Business, Finance and Economics. The programme is designed to provide participants with the necessary theoretical and applied tools to conduct research involving time series data. The workshop provides an overview of relevant statistical techniques in economic and financial market analysis. The participants will offer hands-on practice in packages such as EVIEWS and STATA. The workshop consists of the following modules:


Assumptions & Violations of CLRM

Stationarity and Non-Stationarity Time-Series

Testing for Unit Roots


Causality tests: Vector Auto Regressions (VAR) Model and Vector Error Correction Model (VECM)


ARCH, GARCH and Asymmetric GARCH Models

Time Series Forecasting


Target Participants


Academicians: University/B-School and College Teachers

Research Scholars/PG Student

Research Analysts/Business Analysts


Programme Fee


Business& Research Analysts:               Rs. 5000/-

University/B-School and College Teachers: Rs. 4000/-

Research Scholars/Post-Graduate Students: Rs. 3200/-

The workshop has both theory and practical sessions from APRIL 22-23 (FRIDAY & SATURDAY), 2016. Only 30 participants will be considered on first come first serve basis.


Check for availability before making of the Demand Draft


Campus accommodation can be provided to those who need it on an additional payment of Rs.1000/- per person on twin sharing basis for the duration of the workshop. For single accommodation the payment will be Rs.1500/- per person.


Individuals / Organisations desirous of participation in this program are requested to intimate the same through an E-mail to 'srinivasaneco@gmail.com' and pay the requisite registration fee through a Demand Draft in favour of 'XIME, Bangalore'. Those who require accommodation have to pay additional fee, which should be paid along with the Registration fee through Demand Draft (DD).


The delegates are requested to make their own travel arrangements and no Travel Allowance will be paid to the delegates. The accommodation will be arranged only to the out station delegates on first come first serve basis. Advance intimation about travel plan of the delegates will be much appreciated. 


For more details, the Brochure and Registration Form has been enclosed for your perusal.


If any queries and details, please mail to

Dr. P. Srinivasan

Programme Coordinator

Faculty of Economics & Finance

Xavier Institute of Management & Entrepreneurship

Electronic City, Phase II, Hosur Road

Bangalore 560100, Karnataka, India

Email: srinivasaneco@gmail.com

Mobile: +91-9611273853; +91-9591073824

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