Introduction
Statistical Inference
Evaluating Decisions
Estimation Game
German Tank Problem
Bias and MSE
Intro to Econometrics
Jos
e Luis MontielOlea
March 29, 2016
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Introduction
Statistical Inference
Evaluating Decisions
Estimation Game
German Tan
Introduction
Implementation and Interpretation
Interaction Terms
Omitted Variable Bias
Conclusion
Intro to Econometrics
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April 21, 2016
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Introduction
Implementation and Interpretation
Interaction Terms
Omitted Variable Bias
Co
Interval Estimation Game
Bernoulli Example
Evaluating C (x)
Parametric Bootstrap
Intro to Econometrics
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April 12, 2016
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Interval Estimation Game
Bernoulli Example
Evaluating C (x)
Parametric Bootstrap
Lecture 9
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Interval
Problem Set 3
Jos Luis Montiel Olea (Pepe)
NYUSpring 2016
The objective of this problem is to make you go over the slides for Lectures 78.
Problem 1: We have now studied the problem of testing a simple null hypothesis against
an alternative hypothesis.
Risk and Return 2
Andre de Souza
Overview
Portfolios
Returns
Expected returns
Variance of returns
Covariance and correlation
We've talked about
Individual assets
Expected returns
Variance of returns
Why do we care about these quantities?
3
Why do we ca
HW2
1. Sydneyville manufactures household and commercial furnishings. The office
division produces two desks, rolltop and regular. Sydneyville constructs the
desks in its plant outside Medford, Oregon, from a selection of woods. The
woods are cut to a uni
A
B
C

AB
3
0
2
6
A
0
D
B
2
E
CD
4
3
0
0
3
3
3
C
9
0
0
3
6
9
0
S
0
0
0
0
9
E
13
0
0
9
4
13
0
B
2
1
1
1
2
3
2
D
4
5
7
5
2
9
1. ACE=3+6+4=13
2. BCE=2+6+4=12
3. BDE=2+2+4=8
Normal
time
Crash
time
normal cost
crash cost
3
2
6
2
1
4
20000
10000
100000
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HW3 Solution
1. It is the end of the second week of July. Crystal Hamaty, the manager of a road
construction project, has noted in her contract with the city of Hershey, Idaho that there will
be a $15,000 per week penalty for every week that the project e
HW 4
Apply all the THREE methods discussed and demonstrated in class to this forecasting problem.
Comment of the efficacy of the methods. Which method according to you provides the best
forecast? Use weighting scheme as follows: W1 = 0.3, W2 = 0.3, W3 = 0
SCM301
Supply Chain Management
HW4 Field Trip Paper
You will write a minimum three page (double spaced) paper about your field trip to Phoenix
Contact, Harrisburg or Hershey Chocolate Warehouse.
Your paper should discuss following points and moreFeel free
1. Olympus Camera shop has a favorite model that has annual sales of 145. The cost
to place an order to replenish inventory is $25 per order, and annual inventory costs
are $20 per unit. Assume the store is open 350 days per year.
a. What is the optimal o
2. A printing company estimates that it will require 1,000 reams of a certain type of
paper in a given period. The cost of carrying one unit in inventory for that period is 50
cents. The company buys the paper from a wholesaler in the same town, sending i