The topic of the 1st Advanced Summer School was on "Panel Data Econometrics".

Professor Manuel Arellano (CEMFI) was the Distinguished Guest Professor.

The lectures of the Summer School provided an up-to-date coverage of the main methods and models used in the econometric analysis of panel data, arranged into four main topics.

The emphasis was on dynamic linear panel data models. Empirical applications using household, firm, and aggregate panel data will be discussed.