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Unformatted text preview: DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS ECON 131A YALE UNIVERSITY ECONOMETRICS & DATA ANALYSIS I FALL 2010 Assignment #6 Due Thursday November 4 In Class The same rules apply as on previous assignments. You may work with a study group of your choice on this assignment. However, even if you work with others you must write up and submit your own assignment. You may do your work by hand or in Excel, and you may hand in either handwritten answers or typed answers. Your grade depends on (1) getting the answer right, and (2) showing how you arrived at a correct answer. Late assignments will not be accepted. The data for this assignment is on the course web site. 1. Ten corporate recruiters were asked to rate each of 10 business schools in terms of the “desirability” of recruiting there. Scores could range from 0 (terrible to recruit there) to 10 (great). The names of the schools are given (the data are disguised) in the first column, and then the total scores achieved (summing over the ten recruiters). In the third column we give the size of the graduating MBA class for each of the ten schools. Plot columns 2 and 3 (with 2 as the dependent variable). Do you see a discernible pattern? Regress column 2 (the total score) on column 3 (size of the class). Can you offer any explanations for the results you obtain?...
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