The purpose of the section is to provide reviews of the wide variety of computer software and related material available for use by economists. Products reviewed include econometrics, statistical and various optimisation and simulation packages available to economists for use in both teaching and research. From time to time overview articles related to computer software available in particular areas of economics will be published. The section will cover other functional software useful to academic economists (such as spreadsheets, database managers and mathematical wordprocessors), data-bases, bibliographical and other resources available on CD-ROM and the Internet, CAL material and other software sold with textbooks.
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|Published - Feb 2000