Using the file Suicide Dataxls, which is collected from the...

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Using the file Suicide Data.xls, which is collected from the National Center for Health Statistic s 1998 mortality data, estimate a difference-in-differences model to estimate the effects of a policy change in the assisted suicide law in Oregon in 1997 in two ways. a. First, estimate the sample mean of the number of suicides in Oregon in 1996 and the number of suicides in Washington in 1996, and then subtract the Washington mean from the Oregon mean. Second, estimate the sample mean of the number of suicides in Oregon in 1998 and the number of suicides in Washington in 1998, and then subtract the Washington mean from the Oregon mean. Finally, subtract the value from the first step from the value in the second step. This is the difference-in-differences estimator. Comment on

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