Software tutorials

The following software tutorials are offered during the pre-conference day 15 June.

9:00 - 12:00: Basic R tutorial

13:00 - 16:00: Advanced R tutorial

13:00 - 16:00: GAMS tutorial



Basic R tutorial

Introduction to SFA and DEA estimation using R. Instructors: Tomasz Czekaj and Arne Henningsen.

Please find the materials via this link:

Or at Arne's homepage:


Advanced R tutorial

R tutorial for advanced users, including kernel regression and density estimation. Instructor: Chris Parmeter.

GAMS tutorial

Frontier estimation and efficiency analysis using GAMS (General Algebraic Modeling System). Instructor: Andy Johnson.

Due to space limitations, pre-registration to tutorials is required. Please register for tutorials using Holvi online store: