LIR 832 SPRING 2007 problem set 5

LIR 832 SPRING 2007 problem set 5 - LIR 832: Problem Set 5...

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LIR 832: Problem Set 5 A. Problems in Studenmund: Chapter 5 For all problems, conduct a test to determine if the null can be rejected in a 10%, 5% or 1% test (some problems want only a 5% test, but we can do better. Also, do not worry about conducting ‘overall tests’ of significance, we will get to those later. problem 6: problem 8: problem 11: problem 13: problem 14: a, c & d B. We are estimating the effect of a new attendance program on the percentage of employees who show up for work in the 37 plants we operate. We are measuring the attendance in the first quarter of 2003. In the past, we have found that attendance is most affected by the number of days with more than 6" of snow, by the proportion of women in the plant and by average temperature. We have shown that attendance is negatively affected by snow and the proportion of women in a plant, and positively affected by average temperature. We add the proportion of employees put under the new attendance program into this model and estimate the following equation.
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