Economics Software reviews from CHEER



For a comparative review of nine mathematical packages, see Stefan Steinhaus' Comparison of mathematical programs for data analysis. For reviews of econometrics software in journals including CHEER, see the Institute for Forecasting Research.

2004

Dimitrios V. Vougas (2004) Gauss 4.0 for Windows
CHEER Vol 16 2004

2002

Ron Shone (2002) TK Solver Release 4
CHEER Vol 15 Issue 1 May 2002
Inés Herrero and Sean Pascoe (2002) Estimation of technical efficiency: a review of some of the stochastic frontier and DEA software
CHEER Vol 15 Issue 1 May 2002

2001

Paul Turner (2001) EViews 4.0
CHEER Vol 14 Issue 2 August 2001

2000

Guy Judge and Yasushi Ninomiya (2000) STAMP 6.0
CHEER Vol 14 Issue 1 September 2000 pp25-28

1999

Barry Murphy (1999)
Scientific Workplace and Scientific Notebook Version 3
CHEER Vol 13 Issue 2 November 1999 pp30-35 (PDF link)

Guy Judge and Rebecca Taylor (1999) Mathematics for Economics and Business: An Interactive Introduction by Jean Soper
CHEER Vol 13 Issue 1 May 1999 pp43-44

1998

Heather Gage (1988) Objective and subjective evidence of success with WinEcon
CHEER Vol 12 Issue 2 November 1998 pp14-16
Chris Reid (1998) SECOS 4 for Windows
CHEER Vol 12 Issue 1 March 1998 pp40-41
Simon Mardle (1998) Mathematics with Mathcad by Byrge Birkeland [Book Review]
CHEER Vol 12 Issue 1 March 1998 p42

1997

Martyn Roberts (1997) Commander PRISM 3.1
CHEER Vol 11 Issue 2 September 1997 pp43-44
Guy Judge (1997) OIKonomos - The Economist
CHEER Vol 11 Issue 2 September 1997 pp39-42
Bruce Stanley (1997) Integrating the New World Bank Statistical Database into the Teaching of International and Comparative Political Economy Courses
CHEER Vol 11 Issue 2 September 1997 pp35-38
Guy Judge and R.I.D. Harris (1997) Microfit 4.0 for DOS
CHEER Vol 11 Issue 2 September 1997 pp29-34
Guy Judge (1997) GiveWin and PcGive 9.0 for Windows: a Review
CHEER Vol 11 Issue 1 March 1997 pp35-38

1996

Barry Murphy (1996) BMDP New System for Windows and BMDP Dynamic Release 7
CHEER Vol 10 Issue 3 November 1996 pp21-24
Barry P. Andrew (1996) The Economist's Desktop for Windows
CHEER Vol 10 Issue 3 November 1996 pp25-27
Barry Murphy (1996) Student Editions of Mathcad and Maple
CHEER Vol 10 Issue 3 November 1996 pp28-31
Trinidad Casasus et al (1996) Economics Optimisation with GAMS
CHEER Vol 10 Issue 2 June 1996 pp2-7
Jasper van Loo and Hans Maks (1996) Dynamising Microeconomics using MicroSIM
CHEER Vol 10 Issue 2 June 1996 pp8-9
Joanna Tidball (1996) Creating CAL Courseware with Microsoft Excel
CHEER Vol 10 Issue 2 June 1996 pp13-15
Barry Murphy (1996) A review of Mathcad 6.0
CHEER Vol 10 Issue 2 June 1996 pp20-23
Barry Murphy (1996) A review of Scientific Workplace 2.5
CHEER Vol 10 Issue 2 June 1996 pp24-27
Mike Emslie (1996) A review of Powersim 2.5
CHEER Vol 10 Issue 2 June 1996 pp28-30
Arnold Katz (1996) Upping the Ante for Instructional Software: Learning How Students Learn Smithtown Collection
CHEER Vol 10 Issue 1 March 1996 pp2-7
Ray Thomas (1996) Calculating Real Rates of Interest Assuming Inflationary Situation: An Excel Application
CHEER Vol 10 Issue 1 March 1996 pp8-11
Barry Murphy (1996) Examples for Economists with DERIVE: Non-linear Least Squares
CHEER Vol 10 Issue 1 March 1996 pp12-15
Barry Murphy (1996) Examples of Scientific Workplace 2.01 in Use
CHEER Vol 10 Issue 1 March 1996 pp16-23
Mike Emslie (1996) Quest Economics on CD ROM
CHEER Vol 10 Issue 1 March 1996 pp32-33
Mike Emslie (1996) Virtual Economics: An Interactive Center for Economics Education on CD ROM
CHEER Vol 10 Issue 1 March 1996 pp33-34
Simon Price (1996) Multimedia ToolBook 4.0 and CBT Edition - Costs and Benefits
CHEER Vol 10 Issue 1 March 1996 pp36-37
Barry Murphy (1996) Exploring Probability and Statistics with Spreadsheets by Callender & Jackson
CHEER Vol 10 Issue 1 March 1996 pp38-39

1995

Joachim Wagner (1995) PC-Aided Empirical Labour Market Research Using "Real Life" Micro Data (SHAZAM)
CHEER Vol 9 Issue 1 March 1995 pp3-5
Alistair Dawson (1995) Controlled Experiments Using BOSSCAT
CHEER Vol 9 Issue 1 March 1995 pp28-30
Chris Reid (1995) SECOS-3 Data Handling, Graph and Mapping Program
CHEER Vol 9 Issue 2 June 1995 pp30-31
Barry Murphy (1995) Examples for Economists with DERIVE: Long and Short-Run Costs
CHEER Vol 9 Issue 2 June 1995 pp10-12
Judge G. (1995) Structural Time Series Analyser. Stamp 5.0
CHEER Vol 9 Issue 3 June 1995 pp28-30
Jeff Evans (1995) A Review of Diploma III
CHEER Vol 9 Issue 3 June 1995 pp31-33

1994

Joachim Wagner (1994) Open-Economy Microeconomics on a PC using SHAZAM
CHEER No. 21, February 1994 pp8-16
Charles Evans & Barry Taylor (1994) Using Derive in Teaching and Research
CHEER No. 21, February 1994 pp17-21
Matt Ayres (1994) Seminar on a Disk: Windows Fundamentals 3.1
CHEER No. 21, February 1994 pp22-25
Holger Paetow (1994) Illustrating Microeconomic Theory by Using Spreadsheets
CHEER No.22, May 1994 pp9-17
Guy Judge & Barry Andrew (1994) Spreadsheets, Implicit Functions and Four Quadrant Diagrams: A Case study from Transport Economics
CHEER No. 21, May 1994 pp18-23
Willem Naudé (1994) Teaching Applied General Equilibrium Modelling using TK Solver Plus.
CHEER No. 23, November 1994 pp3-11
Thomas Krichel & Thorsten Wichmann (1994) New on the Internet: an update on the EJ Internet Primer
CHEER No. 23 November 1994 pp28-33
Guy Judge (1994) Econometrics software developments - Microfit and PcGive.
CHEER No. 23, November 1994 pp34-39

1993

Alan Mabett (1993) The Student Edition of MINITAB Release 8
CHEER No. 18, February 1993 pp22-27
Ron Ayres, George Hallam & John Simister (1993) Estimating Productivity with Lotus 123
CHEER No. 20, November 1993 pp18-22
Howard James (1993) Neural Networks - setting up applications: a review of Neuro Windows
CHEER No. 20, November 1993 pp40-45

1992

Arnold Katz (1992) The Smithtown Market Module: A Discovery World Program for Introductory Economics
CHEER No.16, May 1992 pp3-8
Wilhelm Lorenz (1992) GoalSeek for Lotus123 Compatible Spreadsheets
CHEER No.16, May 1992 pp19-22
David Whigham (1992) Generating Functions with Freeform Entry in Lotus123 worksheets
CHEER No.16, May 1992 pp22-25
Guy Judge (1992) Recently published material for use with Lotus123
CHEER No.16, May 1992 pp33-35
Guy Judge (1992) PcGive Version 7
CHEER No.17, November 1992 pp27-35
Kelvin Jones (1992) ML3: Software for Three-Level Analysis
CHEER No.17, November 1992 pp36-41