Q8.docx - 14 The GRE subject test in economics is a multiple-choice measure of knowledge and analytical ability in economics that is used mainly as an

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14. The GRE subject test in economics is a multiple-choice measure of knowledge and analytical ability in economics that is used mainly as an entrance criterion for students applying to Ph.D. programs in the "dismal science." For years, critics have claimed that the GRE, like the SAT, is biased against women and some ethnic groups. To test the possibility that the GRE subject test in economics is biased against women, Mary Hirschfeld, Robert Moore and Eleanor Brown estimated the following equation (standard errors in parentheses):GREi=172. 4+39.7Gi+78.9GPAi+0.203SATMi+0.110SATVi(10.9)(10.4)(0.071)(0.058)n=149R¿
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