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heteroscedasticity robust versions are available in most software
Also called White/Eicker standard errors. They involve the squared
residuals from the regression and from a regression of xj on all other
explanatory variables. Lecture 7 (heteroscedasticity) EMET2007/6007 24 th April 2013 32 / 34 Example: Hourly wage equation \
log (wage ) = 0.128 + 0.0904educ + 0.0410exper
[0.107 ] b = wage
ε (0.0075 )
[0.0078 ] (0.0052 )
[0.0050 ] 0.007 exper 2 (0.0001 )
[0.0001 ] wage the residuals
[ Heteroscedasticity robust standard errors (in square brackest ) may be
larger or smaller than their nonrobust counterparts. The di¤erences are
often small in practice.
F Lecture 7 (heteroscedasticity) : βex per = βex per 2 = 0 = 17.95 and Frobust = 17.99 EMET2007/6007 24 th April 2013 33 / 34 In this lecture we have covered ...
Detecting by anecdotal evidence and formal testing
Improving estimation under heteroscedasticity (WLS and FGLS)
Adjusting the standard errors to make them robust to
heteroscedasticity Lecture 7 (heteroscedasticity) EMET2007/6007 24 th April 2013 34 / 34...
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