QuantEcon is developed by the community for the community and contributions are welcome. There are several ways you can get involved.
QuantEcon is sponsored by NumFOCUS, a U.S. 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that supports and promotes world-class, innovative, open source scientific software.
Through NumFOCUS, QuantEcon can receive tax-deductible donations to help support ongoing development. Your donations will go towards:
To support the QuantEcon project:
Less experienced developers who wish to get involved can help improve documentation, work on smaller enhancements or report bugs and request features.
If you’ve written code related to quantitative economics and want to share it with the community, we encourage you to submit it as a Jupyter notebook to QuantEcon Notes.
QuantEcon develops and supports the following lecture series for quantitative economics and datascience. Bug fixes or small updates are welcome as pull requests (PR). Some PR requirements:
Information on contributing to the python lectures can be found here
If you’re new to open source development, here is some information to help you get started.
Contributions to the QuantEcon library should follow the standard open source pattern in regards to forking the code libraries and sending pull requests on GitHub.
If you’re not familiar with GitHub workflows there are many useful tutorials available:
The following tutorial is helpful for more advanced understanding of git branching and the git model of version control:
Additional Git Resources: