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econ1002ex4 - ECON1002 Applied Economics, 2009 Exercise 4:...

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ECON1002 Applied Economics, 2009 Exercise 4: Labour Supply Answers to question 1 must be handed in. Hand in to ECON 1002 coursework box in Student Common Room (basement, Drayton House) by midday on Thursday 5th March 2009. 1. * The data for this question are in a f le called work.dta .Th i si sac r o s s section of data on the labour supply of married women in the US. (a) Regress hours of work on: wage; wage squared; other income; the number of pre-school children in the household ( smallch ); and, the number of older children in the household ( bigch ), using data only on those women who work . (b) For given other characterisitics, how is the addition of an extra young child expected to a f ect annual hours of work for these women? Is
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This note was uploaded on 03/03/2010 for the course ECON 1002 taught by Professor Matthewwakefield during the Spring '09 term at UCL.

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econ1002ex4 - ECON1002 Applied Economics, 2009 Exercise 4:...

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