HW5.docx - University of Maryland Department of economics ECON 424 Applied Econometrics HW5 Names

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University of Maryland, Department of economics ECON 424: Applied Econometrics HW5 Names: …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… I may ask you in class to present your results and run regressions. Be prepared. The assignment is based on a paper: de Silva, Tiloka, and Silvana Tenreyro. 2017. “Population Control Policies and Fertility Convergence”, Journal of Economic Perspectives—Volume 31, Number 4—Fall 2017—Pages 205–228 The paper contains three tables showing the main results. You are assigned, as follows, to reproduce the regression results in one of these tables. If your last name on ELMS starts with A-D, reproduce the regression results in 3. If your last name on ELMS starts with E-L, reproduce the regression results in 4. If your last name on ELMS starts with M-Z, reproduce the regression results in 5. Your report is a basically a short version of the paper
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Unformatted text preview: (NO COPY AND PASTE, but your own summary of the paper) and should have five parts. Summary: around 50 words. Introduction: minimum 500 words (explain the question, why it is important, and what do we know about the subject from the existing literature. There are non-regression evidences for the theory that should be presented in this part. The data: minimum 300 words and may contain a table of summary statistic (explain the data, the main variable of interest, the main explanatory variable, the control variables.) Empirical results: minimum 300 words (regression results, in the form of a table similar to the tables in the paper and their full interpretation. The explanation should answer the question you explain in the introduction) Conclusion and suggestions: minimum 100 words (your thoughts on the subject and the results and possibly future research) Upload your doc file and log file on ELMS....
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