CHANDIGARH,14.07.20-A 9-day online workshop titled 'Empirical Financial Econometrics using E-views' began at Mehr Chand Mahajan DAV College for Women here today. Organised under the aegis of the college's Internal Quality Assurance Cell and Postgraduate Department of Commerce, the workshop witnessed enthusiastic participation of over 130 participants including students, researchers and academicians from various universities and institutions across India, Sri Lanka and Saudi Arab. Prof. Suresh Chadha and Prof. Suveera Gill, both from UBS, Panjab University also graced the inaugural session. Mr. Narain, Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi is the resource person for the entire duration of the workshop.

Inaugurating the workshop, college Principal Dr. Nisha Bhargava highlighted the importance of financial econometrics by pointing out the fact that the abundance of data available now-a-days makes it imperative to have an understanding and hands-on experience of data analysis softwares for better business and policy decision making.

Besides providing hands-on experience of e-views to the participants, the workshop will include intensive sessions on regression analysis, regression estimates, time series analysis, Stochastic Processes, Stationarity, Cointergration analysia, ARIMA Modelling, VAR Modelling, Causality Analysis and ARCH/GARCH along with event study methodology.