Economics Department 2007 Honors General Exam
This is a 3-hour exam. (For joint concentrators with economics as the secondary
eld, this is a 1-hour exam. Choose one section of the exam to complete, and turn
in your bluebook one hour after the exam begins.
ECONOMETRICS
HONORS EXAM REVIEW SESSION
Eunice Han
ehan@fas.harvard.edu
March 26th, 2013 Harvard University
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Exam: April 3rd 3-6pm @ Emerson 105
Bring a calculator and extra pens.
Notes are not allowed.
There is no surprise in the exam. Use p
Part I (24 points)
Please answer these questions in Blue Book I
The questions in Part I refer to the results in Tables 1 and 2.
1) Using regression (1) in Table 1:
a. (2 points) What is the estimated effect on the childs years of education of a
mother who
Econometrics (60 points)
Question 7: Short Answers (30 points)
Answer parts 1-6 with a brief explanation.
1. Suppose the model of interest is Yi = 0 + 1X1i + 2X2i + ui, where E(u|X)=0 and E(u2|X)=
and X1 and X2 are uncorrelated in your sample. Will the bi
Department of Economics. Harvard University. Spring 2011
Honors General Exam
April 6, 2011
The exam has three sections: microeconomics (Questions 13), macroeconomics (Questions 4
6), and econometrics (Question 7). Each section of the exam is of equal poin
Department of Economics
Harvard University
Honors General Exam
April 4, 2012
The exam has three sections: microeconomics (Questions 13), macroeconomics
(Questions 46), and econometrics (Questions 78). Each section of the exam is of
equal point value. Thus
Department of Economics. Harvard University. Spring 2011
Answers to Macroeconomics Questions
April 6, 2011
Question 4 (20 points)
(a) (4 points) The Cobb-Douglas CRS production function described in this question is the
standard one from our study of the
Econometrics
Honors Exam Review Session
Spring 2012
Eunice Han
Topics
1. OLS
The Assumptions
Omitted Variable Bias
Conditional Mean Independence
Hypothesis Testing and Confidence Intervals
Homoskedasticity vs Heteroskedasticity
Nonlinear Regression
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Department of Economics. Harvard University. Spring 2011
Answers to Microeconomics Questions
April 6, 2011
Question 1: Game Theory
(a) (8 points) False. Consider the following game:
Firm 1
Enter
Stay out
Firm 2
Enter Stay out
1, 1
3, 0
0, 3
0, 0
Both (ent
Answers to Econometrics Questions
Question 7
1a)
Height is in inches, so 5 foot 9 inches=69 inches
The gender gap in earnings = -.820(coefficient on male)+.013 (coefficient on
M*H)*69 = .077. Thus, log (male
Economics Honors Exam 2010 Solutions: Macroeconomics, Questions 4-5
Question 4 (Macroeconomics, 30 minutes).
This question asks you to
interpret various theories about the current recession using the IS-LM model, the
Phillips Curve, and the data below. Th
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