### PART I -
Learning the Basics

**A Brief History of SHAZAM**

** SHAZAM Terms **

Variables

File

Data file

Commands
SAMPLE, READ, GENR and more

Comment statement

Program (command file)

Output file

Memory PAR

Error messages

Rounding errors

** Getting Started **

How to Run SHAZAM

Using SHAZAM as a Calculator

** Statistics **

Mean, Variance, Median, Quartiles

Covariance and Correlation

Computing Probabilities for Normal Random Variables

Simulation Experiments

More Data Analysis

### PART II -
Practicing Econometrics

** Ordinary Least Squares **

Ordinary Least Squares Regression

Comparing linear vs. log-linear models

Confidence Intervals

Hypothesis Testing

Estimation with restrictions

Prediction

** Special Topics **

Working with lagged variables

Using trend variables

Dummy Variables - Modelling structural change,
seasonality and more

** Diagnostic Testing **

Testing for Heteroskedasticity

Testing for Autocorrelation

Testing for Structural Stability - the Chow Test

** Generalized Least Squares **

Estimation of models with Heteroskedastic errors

Estimation of models with Autoregressive errors

Pooling Time-Series Cross-Section Data

Sets of Linear Equations - SUR Estimation

** Maximum Likelihood Estimation **

Logit and Probit Analysis

ARCH and GARCH Models

** Time Series Analysis **

Index Numbers

Moving Averages and Exponential Smoothing

Financial Time Series