ECON 497 Practice Midterm
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Practice Midterm
You have three hours and twenty minutes to complete this exam. Answer all questions,
and explain your answers. Fifty points total,
ECON 497 Lecture H
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Lecture Notes H: More Hypothesis Testing - ANOVA, the Chi Square Test and the
Kolmogorov-Smirnov Test for Normality
These are two additional topics in statisti
ECON 497 Lecture Notes G
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Lecture Notes G: Hypothesis Testing
Introduction
The whole idea here is that we're going to determine whether we can reject some
assumption about a popul
ECON 497 Lecture A
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Lecture Notes A: Introduction, Summarizing Data
Statistics are used when you're trying to find out something about a population, a large
group of something. Th
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Forecasting
Studenmund Chapter 15
Forecasting is the act (or art) of estimating the expected value of a dependent variable for
observations that
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Simultaneous Equations
Studenmund Chapter 14
The standard technique for dealing with issues of endogeneity, in which some of the right
hand side
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Dummy Dependent Variable Techniques
Studenmund Chapter 13
Basically, if you have a dummy dependent variable you will be estimating a p
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Time Series Models
Studenmund Chapter 12
When working with time series data, issues arise that cant be properly addressed with
the techniques us
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A Regression Users Handbook
Studenmund Chapter 11
There are a lot of great things in this chapter that I wont try to duplicate here. T
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Heteroskedasticity
Studenmund Chapter 10
We'll start with a quote from Studenmund:
The assumption of constant variances for different
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Serial Correlation
Studenmund Chapter 9
Definition
Serial correlation occurs when error terms are correlated across observations.
In its
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Multicollinearity
Studenmund Chapter 8
Definition
Multicollinearity is a violation of the assumption that no independent variable is a l
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Specification: Choosing the Functional Form
Studenmund Chapter 7
I'll start with a quote from Studenmund:
Theoretical considerations usu
ECON 497 Final Exam
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Final Exam
Return this exam to me by 4:00 on Wednesday, April 23. It may be e-mailed to me. It
may be delivered to my office in Minneapolis or faxed to
ECON 497 Final Exam
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Final Exam
Return this exam to me by 4:00 on Wednesday, April 25. It may be e-mailed to me. It
may be delivered to my office in Minneapolis or faxed to m
ECON 497: Lecture Notes PD
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Note: This lecture is based on material found in two books. The first is Understanding
Econometrics by Dennis Halcoussis and the secon