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POL419 Paper Analysis of Economic Forces The goal of this portion of the paper assignment is to test the various relationships between the economic forces and your dependent variable. Once again, use the “Paper Data.dta” data set on Blackboard. The variables you will be using in this analysis are feddolr, unem, mort, gsp , and banks ; feddolr is the dependent variable. 1. To begin your analysis of the relationships between feddolr and each of the economic variables, generate scatterplots of feddolr and each of the 4 independent economic variables. The command gr twoway (scatter feddolr unem )(lfit feddolr unem
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Unformatted text preview: ) a. Be sure to repeat this process for the other 3 independent variables b. Are any patterns evident between your dependent variable and each independent variable? If so, describe and discuss them. 2. Produce a correlation matrix reporting the relationship between each of the variables. The command to do so is pwcorr feddolr unem mort gsp banks , sig . Interpret the statistical results. a. Which independent variable or variables appear to be most strongly related to feddolr ? Based upon your reading of the articles for the paper assignment, offer informed speculation as to why this might be so....
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This note was uploaded on 02/19/2011 for the course POL 419 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Purdue University.

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