Computational Economics with Python and Julia
National University of Singapore, October 2016
Lecturer: John Stachurski
Support: Matthew McKay
This workshop will cover the basics of these two languages and their use in computational economics. We assume that participants have basic programming skills but do not know either Python or Julia. We will provide a comparison and overview of these languanges, including set up, installation and some useful libraries.
Before coming, please install Anaconda Python on your laptop
- Python + the main scientific libraries
- Free from http://continuum.io/downloads
- Choose the Python 3.5 version
- Make it your default Python distribution
- Follow instructions for your OS
- Some extra info here if you need it
Please be sure to bring your laptop to the workshop. We will have a trouble shooting session at the start.
Please make sure that you have wireless access.
Get the Files
To access the files in this repositiory, either
use git, if you know what that is, or
download the zip file (see top right of page)
Also consider installing