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Information about the gretl Conference 2009


The University of the Basque Country, The School of Economics and Business Administration

and the Econometrics Research Group in collaboration with the gretl development team

organized the gretl Conference held in Bilbao, Spain on May 28-29, 2009


The conference was oriented to everybody willing to support and spread the use of open-source econometric
and statistic software. The matters of the conference were specially centered in:

  • Teaching econometrics and statistics using free software
  • Implementation of some econometric techniques in gretl
  • Methodological papers with a strong computational emphasis
  • Applications carried out in gretl
  • Developing gretl

The keynote speakers were:


The Scientific Committee was formed by:

  • Josu Arteche (Department of Applied Economics III, University of the Basque Country, Spain)
  • Giorgio Calzolari, (University of Firenze, Department of Statistics, Italy)
  • Michael Creel (Department of Economics and Economic History, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain)
  • Josef Jablonsky (University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic)
  • Tadeusz Kufel (Department of Econometrics and Statistics, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Poland)


And the Organizing Committee by:

  • Ignacio Díaz-Emparanza (University of the Basque Country)
  • Petr Mariel (University of the Basque Country)
  • Mª Victoria Esteban (University of the Basque Country)
  • Allin Cottrell (Wake Forest University, USA)
  • Riccardo Lucchetti (Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy)
  • A. Talha Yalta (TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Turkey)