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Economics Virtual Computing Lab

The Economics Virtual Computing Lab (EVCL), Econ apps pool, just like the university-wide AU-VCL-Lab pool, allows users to remotely access software applications, tailored to the needs of the Department of Economics faculty and students. Users have the ability to run these programs "anywhere, anytime", off-campus or on campus, with 24/7 access. as long as their machines are connected to the internet. Currently, the pool is restricted to three (3) virtual desktops, based on the licensing requirements of some of the software applications.

Account: The Faculty and doctoral students at the Department of Economics will be granted access to the Econ Apps pool by default. Master's students in Economics, who would like to request an account, need to email or call (202) 885-2797.

Available Software Applications:

  • GAMS 22.4.3
  • Stata 14SE
  • EViews 9
  • SAS 9.4
  • MATLAB 2015A
  • Mathematica 10
  • MS Office 2013


Need Help

AU VCL Support is available in person at Hurst Hall, Room 203

  • Mon - Thurs 9:30 am - 8 pm
  • Friday 9:30 am - 7 pm
  • Saturday 12 pm - 7 pm


Telephone: 202-885-3862

Chat room, or Skype: ctrl_research