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1 PADP 8130 Spring 2012 Fertig UGA Homework 4 Due February 20, 2012 1. Write out the specific hypotheses in non-matrix form if H 0 : Rb=q where R = 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 , b = ! ! ! , and q= 0 0 0 . How many hypotheses are involved? Are the hypotheses all linear? What statistic would you use to test this? 2. Using the PSID data file day2.dta that we created in class, run the following regression. = ࠵± + , where y is the natural log of family income, and X includes age of the head, 3 dummy variables representing educational attainment (high school graduate is the omitted
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Unformatted text preview: category), 2 dummy variables representing race/ethnicity (omitted group is white), marital status, gender of the head, and a constant term. Test the hypothesis that the effect on your income of being married is the same size as the effect of a college education. Show the Stata output and then write your interpretation of the test result as you would write it in a journal article....
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