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Is a cross-platform software package for econometric analysis, written in the C programming language. It is is free, open-source software. You may redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL) as published by the Free Software Foundation. You may obtain all the information about the gretl program at

The first international gretl conference was held in Bilbao, Spain on May 28-29, 2009. You will find here the information about the most relevant facts at this conference.

General information about the conference

Book of proceedings

Plans for the future


The Conference was opened by Allin Cottrell, the leader developer of gretl jointly with Inmaculada Gallastegui, the Dean of the Bilbao Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, and Ignacio Díaz-Emparanza the chair of the conference.

 The first oral communication in the Econometric Theory session was given by Lee Adkins.

The polish team presented a paper as well.

Allin Cottrell talked about the history of gretl, her design and prospective lines.

Jack Lucchetti acted as chairman of the session by the invited speaker Stephen Pollock and also gave an invited session studying the downloads of gretl from the SourceForge web site.

 The gretl development team meeting. Making plans for the future of gretl.

A group photo at the end of the conference.

The photos are courtesy of Petr Mariel, Marcin Blazelowski and Pawel Kufel.