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6. October 2017

PhD Workshop on “Publishing Strategy and Econometrics with STATA”

The SME Management School has successfully concluded a 3-day workshop (October 2-4, 2017) on “Publishing Strategy and Econometrics with STATA” by Prof. Dr. Simon C. Parker (Professor of Entrepreneurship) Ivey Business School, University of Western Ontario, Canada.

The workshop constituted econometrics sessions and introduction to analyses in STATA software (Data Analysis, Simple Regression, Limited Dependent Variable Models, Endogeneity and Sample Selection). Moreoever, one day of the workshop was dedicated to equip the participants with techniques in journal publishing.

About the Instructor:

Originally from the UK, Dr. Parker is a Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Ivey Business School, and a Research Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labour, IZA, in Bonn, Germany. He is a Field Editor at the Journal of Business Venturing and a Co-Editor at the Journal of Economics & Management Strategy. He has published over 70 peer-reviewed articles in economics, entrepreneurship and management journals, and is the author of The Economics of Entrepreneurship (Cambridge University Press, 2009). He was as advisor to the OECD on entrepreneurship and SME public policy in Italy in 2013 and Canada in 2015, and is a regular keynote speaker at international conferences and workshops. He also regularly leads doctoral training seminars at universities in the US, UK and Europe.

Dr. Parker writes cases on entrepreneurship, with a particular interest in the challenges and strategies associated with Internet-based start-ups, including their use of social media. His recent cases include a crowdfunded venture, Devium’s Dash; a corporate venture, Luminar; intrapreneurship at Alcatel-Lucent; and a new sustainable environmental start-up, Ten Tree International.