** Principles of Econometrics,
3^{rd} Edition**, is an introductory book for undergraduate
students in economics and finance, as well as first-year graduate students in
economics, finance, accounting, agricultural economics, marketing, public
policy, sociology, law and political science. It is assumed that students have
taken courses in the principles of economics, and elementary statistics. Neither
matrix algebra nor calculus is used, except for occasional references to the
tools of calculus.

**
Brief Table of Contents Complete Table of Contents**

**John Wiley & Sons web site for book**:
This website has resources for both students and instructors,
including data files and other supplements.

**
Instructor Resources from John Wiley & Sons **Data files,
PowerPoint Slides, Instructor's Manual

**Student Resources from John Wiley & Sons**
Data files and *Using Excel for Principles of Econometrics*

**Data files:
**POE includes 148 data files in various formats. Using
the links below you can download all files in a *.ZIP format, or download
individual files. The data definition files should be downloaded by all users.

**
Data definition files** (*.def)
are text files containing variable names, definitions and summary statistics.

**
ASCII files** (*.dat)
are text files containing only data. Variable names are in *.def files.

**
EViews workfiles** (*.wf1)
are compatible with EViews Student Version 6. Practical tips for **
large files**.

**
Stata data sets** (*.dta)
are readable using Stata Version 9 or 10.

**
Excel spreadheets** (*.xls)
were created using Excel 2003.

**
SAS data sets**
(*.sas7bdat)

**GRETL data sets** (*.gdt)
and more can be freely obtained from **
Lee Adkins' GRETL web page**.

**
RATS data sets **
Estima develops and sells **
RATS** (Regression Analysis
of Time Series), a leading econometrics and time-series analysis software
package

**
Computing Help:**

*
Using EViews
for Principles of Econometrics 3e*, (ISBN 978-0-471-78711-2)
by William E. Griffiths, R. Carter Hill, and Guay C. Lim

This supplementary book presents the EViews 6 (www.eviews.com) software commands required for the examples in Principles of Econometrics in a clear and concise way. It includes the EViews 6 Student Version. It contains many illustrations that are student friendly. It is useful not only for students and instructors who will be using this software as part of their econometrics course, but also for those who wish to learn how to use EViews.

**
Using Stata for
Principles of Econometrics 3e,** (ISBN
978-0-470-18546-9) by Lee C. Adkins and R. Carter Hill.

This supplementary book presents the Stata 10 (www.stata.com) software commands required for the examples in Principles of Econometrics. It is useful not only for students and instructors who will be using this software as part of their econometrics course, but also for those who wish to learn how to use Stata. Screen shots illustrate the use of Stata’s drop-down menus. Stata commands are explained and the use of ‘‘do-files’’ illustrated. See http://stata.com/texts/s4poe for data files and more.

**
Using GRETL for Principles of Econometrics, 3rd Edition **by
Lee C. Adkins.

This **
free supplement**, readable using Adobe Acrobat,
explains how to use the freely available statistical software GRETL (download
from http://gretl.sourceforge.net ).
Professor Adkins explains in detail, and using screen shots, how to use GRETL to
replicate the examples in Principles of Econometrics.

**
SHAZAM Instructions for Examples in
Principles of Econometrics**

SHAZAM is a
computer package for econometric and statistical computing. An early sighting of
SHAZAM is the 1978 article by Ken White in the journal *Econometrica*
(pages 239-240). In following years, SHAZAM has been continuously revised and
improved to offer a comprehensive set of econometric methods for model
estimation and testing. The current version of SHAZAM is **Version 10**.

**
RATS Instructions for Examples in
Principles of Econometrics **

Estima develops
and sells **RATS**
(Regression Analysis of Time Series), a leading econometrics and time-series
analysis software package. RATS is used worldwide by economists and others for
analyzing time series and cross sectional data, developing and estimating
econometric models, forecasting, and much more.