Based on the first RISIS project from 2014-2018, RISIS goes on given the high interest on RISIS datasets and their integration. RISIS2 has started in 2019 and provides ongoing access to the existing RISIS datasets:

RISIS2 Project Website

The SMS platform and the data store remain accessible:

SMS Platform

This project is funded by the European Union under the Seventh Framework Programme Grant Agreement n°313082
European Union
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Applications of Panel Data Analysis: research on firm performance, entrepreneurial finance and innovation

June 16, 2016 @ 10:00 am - June 17, 2016 @ 4:00 pm


Course objectives

This course focuses on the application of econometric techniques for panel data analysis and the interpretation of panel-data regression estimates.

The course will introduce the properties of regression models in the context of panel data, including  ‘fixed’ effect,  ‘random’ effects, instrumental variables and generalized method of moments (GMM) estimation methods.

The concepts presented are reinforced with practical exercises.



Programme and contents

Day 1 – June 16th, 2016

10.00 – 10.30


10.30 – 11.30

Conceptual bases of Panel Data Analysis

11.30 – 13.00

Applications to firm-level data


14.00 – 16.30

Panel Data Analysis with STATA

17.00 – 18.00

Presentation of group exercise


Day 2 – June 17th, 2016

9.00 – 12.30

Group work session


13.30 – 15.00

Group presentations

15.00 – 16.00



Audience targeted

The maximum number of participants for the course is 15. The course is addressed to:

  • Early career researchers and PhD students
  • Practitioners interested in entrepreneurial finance in Europe
  • Policy makers at the local, regional, national and international level (e.g., European Commission)


Requirements for participation

  • Basic working knowledge of STATA
  • Basic knowledge of statistics and econometrics


Organizational details

  • The course is free of charge
  • Travel and accommodation expenses will be covered only in case of early-career researchers and PhDs coming from European countries
  • No costs are covered for people not involved in research activities (e.g., practitioners and policy makers)
  • Participants will be selected on the basis of interest and CV
  • Notification of acceptance will be sent after the selection process is completed
  • 2 weeks before the beginning of the course, we will provide participants with preparatory material.


Deadline for request participation

May 1st, 2016



Massimiliano Guerini


June 16, 2016 @ 10:00 am
June 17, 2016 @ 4:00 pm
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Massimo Colombo; Annalisa Croce; Massimiliano Guerini


Politecnico di Milano, Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering
Via Lambruschini 4/b, Milano
Milano, Italy
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