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Homework 1 Econometrics 120B Due Tuesday, October 21 st between the two discussion sessions (7:50 pm to 8:00 pm) Print the output (.log) file from your STATA work and staple it to your answer sheet. Don’t forget to set up your work by: a. Setting your new memory amount. b. Setting the central directory to C:\Econ120B (C:\Econ120B is just a suggestion: you can call your central directory whatever you want). c. Opening your dataset. Use the data in the file “murder_hmw1_stata9.dta” or in the file “murder_hmw1_stata10.dta, depending on the version of Stata you are working with. This dataset contains information on murder rates, and unemployment rates by states in the US, in 1993. It also contains data on executions per state. d. Save your data as a new dataset (for example, you might call it murder_hmw1_out.dta). e. Open a log file. YOU NEED TO PRINT OUT YOUR LOG FILE SO DON’T FORGET TO OPEN IT. You can do that by typing the command: log using hmw1.log, replace 1 Now answer the following questions:
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