Learning the operation of any software program is worth when it helps in academic study, preparing assignments& thesis, and research work. Considering the importance of organizing and analyzing data, the Department of Economics, Stamford University Bangladesh organized training on STATA, data analysis and statistical softwarefor the Bachelor and Master’s students of the department on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at its head office, Dhanmondi.The training session was conducted by S. M Abdullah, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Dhaka and chaired by Dr. Md. Habibur Rahman, Chairman of the Economics Department, Stamford University Bangladesh. More than 50 students of the department had attended the training session spontaneously along with the faculty members. The session was a hands-on experience for the participants for applying the theoretical knowledge empirically by using a software.
To unleash the potentials of the students to research for the development of the country, the instructor of the training program inspired participants to learn the Economic theories properly with its application using statistical software, and involve themselves in research works. The Chairman of the department, Dr. Md. Habibur Rahman, also emphasized students to involve in research works and try to use the benefits of advanced statistical software like STATA.