Looking for PhD / Doctoral Scholarship? Here is the List per 3rd November 2016 (Beasiswa S3 Luar Negeri)

  1. DART – Doctoral Program in Accounting, Reporting, and Taxation (https://inomics.com/dart-%E2%80%93-doctoral-program-accounting-reporting-and-taxation-graz-1)
  2. PhD Scholarship in Finance and Banking Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (https://inomics.com/phd-scholarship-finance-and-banking)
  3. Oikos PhD Fellowship on “Finance and Sustainability” at the University of Zurich, Switzerland (https://inomics.com/oikos-phd-fellowship-%E2%80%9Cfinance-and-sustainability%E2%80%9D-university-zurich-switzerland)
  4. PhD Scholarships in Economics, Finance and Managment at Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) (https://inomics.com/phd-scholarships-economics-finance-and-managment-universiti-brunei-darussalam-ubd)
  5. Fully funded Economics studentships available at the University of Edinburgh (https://inomics.com/fully-funded-economics-studentships-available-university-edinburgh-edinburgh)
  6. PhD in energy economics City University of Hong Kong (https://inomics.com/phd-energy-economics)
  7. PhD Scholarships in Finance Vienna Graduate School of Finance (https://inomics.com/phd-scholarships-finance)
  8. Scholarships for Postgraduate Studies in Economics University of Milan (https://inomics.com/scholarships-postgraduate-studies-economics)
  9. PhD scholarship: Behavioural Economics Queensland University of Technology (https://inomics.com/phd-scholarship-behavioural-economics)
  10. PhD position in Behavioural/Experimental Economics and Disasters University of Newcastle (UoN) in Australia (https://inomics.com/phd-position-behaviouralexperimental-economics-and-disasters)

Sources: inomics.com


This is my favorite reading list for OCTOBER 2016.

  1. Anthony Bourdain on the One Type of Food You Should Never Eat (http://time.com/4325309/anthony-bourdain-airplane-food/?xid=tcoshare)
  2. Fair Game? How many average workers’ salaries does it take to pay the CEO? (http://danariely.com/2016/10/17/fair-game-how-many-average-workers-salaries-does-it-take-to-pay-the-ceo-2/)
  3. Open Research for Academics: how to be an academic in the twenty-first century (http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/2016/10/25/open-research-for-academics-how-to-be-an-academic-in-the-twenty-first-century/)
  4. Student evaluations of teaching are not only unreliable, they are significantly biased against female instructors. (http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/2016/02/04/student-evaluations-of-teaching-gender-bias/)
  5. The link between avocados and crime (http://www.economist.com/blogs/economist-explains/2016/10/economist-explains-9)
  6. The problem with p-values (https://aeon.co/essays/it-s-time-for-science-to-abandon-the-term-statistically-significant)
  7. The value of gun-toting film stars (http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2016/10/daily-chart-15?fsrc=scn/tw/te/bl/ed/thevalueofguntotingfilmstars)
  8. Why African cities don’t make their residents richer (http://www.economist.com/blogs/economist-explains/2016/10/economist-explains-1?fsrc=scn/fb/te/bl/ed/whyafricancitiesdontmaketheirresidentsricher)
  9. Why do females avoid maths, even if it boosts their careers? (http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/businessreview/2016/10/04/why-do-females-avoid-maths-even-if-it-boosts-their-careers/?utm_content=buffer6f792&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer)

Workshop data time series dan panel Universitas Tanjungpura Pontianak

Pada tanggal 14 dan 15 oktober 2016, saya diundang oleh program Doktoral Universitas Tanjungpura untuk memberikan pelatihan/lokakarya mengenai data time series dan panel. Pelatihan ini melingkupi dynamic time series and panel. Mulai dari Cointegration, VECM, ARDL, VAR, Impulse Response, Variance Decomposition, sampai ke panel GMM, Arrelano and Bond Test, Levin and Lin Test, Im, Pesaran and Shin Test, Panel Pedroni Cointegration test, dam Dynamics OLS (DOLS) Long Run Estimation lainnya.

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Favorite Reading List for September 2016.

This is my favorite reading list for September 2016.


  1. Analysis: How F1’s Minnows Can Boost their Balance Sheet (http://www.motorsport.com/f1/news/analysis-how-f1-s-minnows-can-boost-their-balance-sheets-805971/)
  2. Does Academic Research Destroy Stock Return Predictability (https://www2.bc.edu/~pontiff/Documents/Predictability%20JF%20with%20copy%20edits%20Final.pdf)
  3. Erasing the popculture scholar, one click at a time (http://www.chronicle.com/article/Erasing-the-Pop-Culture/237039)
  4. Firing Cost and Capital Structure Decision (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jofi.12403/pdf)
  5. Game Theory in Practice (http://www.economist.com/node/21527025)
  6. How Humanities Can Help Fix the World (http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-Humanities-Can-Help-Fix/237955)
  7. NFL player just got four As in his first semester of an MIT math PhD program (http://www.businessinsider.my/offensive-lineman-john-urschel-starting-phd-at-mit-2016-5/?r=US&IR=T#r8YR4rr2kWj2VM8s.97)
  8. Wabah Anti-Intelektualisme (http://www.jawapos.com/read/2016/09/10/50135/wabah-anti-intelektualisme)

How to transpose your rich data into panel (Data Stacking / Transpose)

If you are in finance research area, and you are using panel data, the most annoying part is stacking/transpose your time series into panel data. Hereby, I give you the macros in excel (even though I know many software such Tableau can do it faster) to do in a click.

Yet, when you want to run it, adjust it with the number of your column. Mine is 6, and the data that has to be stacked/transposed is from column 2. Therefore, the i = 2 to 6.

Happy trying

Copy paste this to your macros (open your excel –> view –> macros –>view macros –> create –> copy paste –> run)

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