Do you need a refresher on econometric methods, specifically in a corporate finance context? Then take a look at
the slides for the course Empirical Methods in Corporate Finance.
Have you ever wondered how to use VBA in Excel? Here's a quick example of
changing data from a wide format to a long format, which is suitable for importing into other statistical software.
IDRE @ UCLA (Institute for Digital Research and Education) - Great resource for data manipulation and econometrics in different software packages.
If you are interested in the programming side of market making and arbitrage then
watch this video by Jane Street.
The Thomson ONE "Screening & Analysis"-"Company Screener" can be used to build a more complete list of publicly listed companies over time by using only
two criteria in the search:
isNa(tf.PrivateIndicator) and IsInList(tf.CountryCode, "FIN"). See a screenshot of the criteria.
Everyone who thinks that the basics of finance course (or any other course) was too simple may update their skills with this
Finance theory and applications (in finnish).
It's pretty much the same material but presented "thoroughly".
presentation suite think-cell is available on demand from the Finance department.
Try it to make professionally looking presentations e.g., for your course assignments and bachelor's and master's thesis.
An alternative approach to retrieving data from SDC (PDF)
Further resources for researchers at Aalto are available through the library.
Links to interesting pages and papers
Links to research journals
Links to online data sources
Research by Aalto Finance people
Bachelor's Finance courses at Aalto
Master's Finance courses at Aalto
PhD in Finance at Aalto
Research method articles
Links to econometrics (math, statistics) software
Some tips on generating LaTeX documents
Master's thesis from previous years. Contact person
firstname.lastname@example.org Who said finance isn't funny?
Long Short Capital
Alex Cartoon On social media
Stalingrad & Poorski
Ivan the K
Wu Tang Finance
330am Freefall Columns
Quick tutorial on how to retrieve time series data with Datastream:
Quick tutorial on how to retrieve data with SDC Platinum:
More tutorial videos
Additional Youtube channels with video tutorials related to using data sources:
More video tutorials on using Datastream:
Search Youtube for Datastream.
More video tutorials on using Thomson ONE:
Search Youtube for Thomson ONE.
More video tutorials on using SDC Platinum:
Search Youtube for SDC Platinum. Finance and other lecture videos
More video tutorials on using R:
Search Youtube. Also try with r and using r.
More video tutorials on using RStudio:
More video tutorials on using STATA:
More video tutorials on using gretl:
More video tutorials on using SAS:
More video tutorials on using Matlab:
More video tutorials on using SPSS:
More video tutorials on using Excel:
Search Youtube. More information
Read blogs about how to use some of the data sources: