An Introduction to EViews

What is EViews?

EViews is a modern econometric, statistics, and forecasting package that offers powerful analytical tools within a flexible, easy-to-use interface.

Using EViews, you can quickly and efficiently manage your data, perform econometric and statistical analysis, generate forecasts or model simulations, and produce high quality graphs and tables for publication or inclusion in other applications.

EViews is designed with your workflow in mind. The innovative EViews user-interface simplies every step of the process, from data input and import, to data visualization, statistical analysis, estimation, forecasting and model solving, publication quality presentation output.

Need to import Excel data? Just drag-and-drop your Excel file onto EViews and we'll automatically import the data. Need to produce a histogram of your data? A couple of mouse clicks, and you're done. Want to link your custom formatted table into PowerPoint? Simply copy-and-paste the table and tell PowerPoint to update the table when your EViews data change.


Series Statistics
A histogram of a series of data is available with just a few mouse clicks.

Excel Open
Simply drag an Excel file onto EViews to import your data.

Why Should I Use EViews?

We know that you have many options when it comes to software. So why should you choose EViews?

The innovative EViews interface is easy use, having been designed from the ground-up to take advantage of modern Windows operating systems. Most users are able to master the interface within minutes of first being introduced to EViews. There is no complicated syntax to learn - a few mouse strokes or keyboard clicks and you're off and running!

EViews integrates with your other Windows products. In addition to opening and saving to a large range of different file formats (from webpages to Excel to Stata or SAS), EViews supports standard Windows technologies such as copy-and-pasting, object linking and embedding, and ODBC connections.

Although EViews' core design features a mouse driven user-interface, EViews also offers an extensive programming and command language. All actions in EViews can be scripted to automate repetitive tasks, or to keep a record of your work.

Where Can I Learn More?

Interested? Want to learn more?

  • Explore our online tutorials to explore more of the features of EViews, and help you get started with using the software.
  • For a more detailed description of EViews, see our overview.
  • To learn more about what EViews can do, see the EViews features list.
  • For examples and walkthroughs of some new features added in the latest version of EViews, EViews 10, view our examples page.
  • To request a demonstration copy, or request a volume license quote, contact our office.