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PADP 8120 Spring 2011 Fertig UGA Name ___________________________________________________ Final Exam The test will be open book and open note. You may use a computer and a calculator. You may not speak to anyone about the exam, whether they are in the class or not. You should type up your responses to each part and attach your do file with comments indicating which commands relate to which problems. In all of the questions below, use finalexam.dta. 1. Estimate the effect of the head’s health status categories (make separate dummy variables) on family income. Interpret the coefficients on the health status categories and on the constant term. Discuss sign, significance, and magnitude. 2. Suppose you believe that the effect of head’s age on IRA retirement savings amount will be greater for married couples than for singles. a. How would you test this empirically? What are the null and alternative hypotheses? b.
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