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2009 midterm - UBC ECONOMICS 326 004 2009 MIDTERM...

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UBC, ECONOMICS 326 - 004 2009 MIDTERM EXAMINATION You have 50 minutes. Answer all questions. 1. The econometrician obtained the following output from regressing the dependent vari- able ln_heart against the independent variable ln_alcohol and a constant, where ln_heart is the natural logarithm of the number of heart disease deaths per 100,000 people in a country, and ln_alcohol is the natural logarithm of consumption of al- cohol in liters per capita in a country: Source | SS df MS Number of obs = 21 -------------+------------------------------ F( 1, 19) = 8.21 Model | 1.65346532 A B Prob > F = 0.0099 Residual | C D E R-squared = 0.3017 -------------+------------------------------ Adj R-squared = I Total | F G H Root MSE = J ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ ln_heart | Coef. Std. Err. t P>|t| [95% Conf. Interval] -------------+---------------------------------------------------------------- ln_alcohol | K L M N -.6114369 -.0952172 _cons | 5.361366 .1324818 40.47 0.000 5.084078 5.638654 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ (a) (56 points) Several entries in the output were replaced with letters. Find A -
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