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Econometrics Homework 5
Winter 2010
A. Havenner
Data417 contains countylevel data for California in 1999 on aid to families with dependent children
(afdc) and its determinants; see Gretl's Data info for variable definitions. Notice that except for
income, all the variables are percentages of the given county's population. Income is measured in
dollars  not stated but apparent form the data values.
Use this dataset to answer the following questions.
For grading sanity. please
run and
report
your regressions with the variables in the
order they are listed in the dataset.
When testing hypotheses always explicitly state the null and alternate hypotheses, the algebraic
test statistic, its distribution, and its sample value, and draw a plain language but precise conclusion.
See the handout Reporting Hypothesis Tests for examples.
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1. Is this a time series or cross section dataset?
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2010 for the course ARE 106 taught by Professor Havenner during the Winter '09 term at UC Davis.
 Winter '09
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