Examining
Distributions
Displaying Distributions with
PSBE Chapter 1.1
Graphs
2011 W.H. Freeman and Company
Objectives (PSBE Chapter 1.1)
Displaying distributions with graphs
Types of variables
Ways to chart categorical data
Bar graphs
Pie charts
Ways
Problem 10-3B
Name:
Enter the appropriate amounts/formulas in the shaded (gray) cells, or select from the drop-down lists.
Not all cells should be populated. An asterisk (*) will appear in the column to the right of an incorrect answer.
1. & 2.
CASH PAYME
HOMEWORK 3
Econ 5420, Econometrics II
Complete problems in textbook:
1. (20 points)Prove that the MA(1) process: xt = et1 + et where et is distributed
2
iid with mean 0 and V ar(et ) = e , is covariance stationary. Explain each step.
2. (20 Points)Prove t
HOMEWORK 2
Econ 5420, Econometrics II
Complete problems in textbook:
1. 10.5
2. 10.7
3. Suppose we have a nite distributed lag model as follows: yt = 300+2xt +xt1 +ut .
Let xt be an independently drawn random variable with mean 10. Solve for yt .
The St.
HOMEWORK 7
Econ 5420, Econometrics II
1. (20)Complete problem 1 from Chapter 15 in the text book. (page 543)
2. (20) In order to use IV I must satisfy the order condition, exclusion restriction,
and have a strong 1st stage. What does all of that mean?
3.
Problem 10-2B
Name:
Enter the appropriate amounts/formulas in the shaded (gray) cells, or select from the drop-down lists.
Not all cells should be populated. An asterisk (*) will appear in the column to the right of an incorrect answer.
1. & 2.
CASH RECEI
HOMEWORK 1
Econ 5420, Econometrics II, Fall 2015
1. The accompanying table includes results from estimating wages for individuals age
25-54 in the March 2012 CPS. Columns 1 and 2 estimate wages, while columns
3 and 4 estimate log of wages. Use the results
HOMEWORK 5
Econ 5420, Econometrics II
For this homework you will need the dataset CPS78 85.dta available on Carmen.
1. (30 points) Suppose you are interested in studying the eect of clean water on
school attendance in developing countries. You nd a progra
HOMEWORK 6
Econ 5420, Econometrics II
For this homework you will need the dataset airfare small.dta available on Carmen.
1. (30 Points)Below is the abstract from Estimates of the Economic Return to Schooling from a New Sample of Twins by Alan Krueger and
Topic 7: The Transition Period and the Second
Industrial Revolution
I.
The Free Trade Era in Europe. During the
mercantilist era, trade was seen as a zerosum game: one countrys gain was
another countrys loss. If Spain imported
more from England that she e