Animal Model of Amnesia (testing the effects of hippocampal and amygdalar damage)
Both are in limbic system dealing with emotion
Back then, lesions to hippocampus resulted in damage on areas surrou
H0
Statistics Review
Foundations of Finance
Prof. Alexi Savov
1
Introduction
Please study this handout carefully and as early as possible. It is instrumental for your
understanding of portfolio theory
H6
Calculating Loss Probabilities
from Means and Standard Deviations:
An Example from the S&P 500
Foundations of Finance
Prof. Alexi Savov
1. Modern portfolio theory identifies the risk and return on
H7
Note on Covariance and Correlation
Foundations of Finance
Prof. Alexi Savov
1. Theoretical Definitions
The covariance of two random variables, R1 and R2 , is defined as:
Cov (R1 , R2 ) = E [(R1
1 )
Foundations of Finance
Solutions to Homework 3
Prof. Alexi Savov
Topic 6: Equity Valuation
1. Suppose that the consensus forecast of security analysts of your favorite company is that
earnings next ye
H2
Annuities and Perpetuities:
Present Value
Foundations of Finance
Prof. Alexi Savov
I. The present value of an annuity, PV, can be written as the sum of the present values
of each component annual p
H3
Continuous Compounding:
Some Basics
Foundations of Finance
Prof. Alexi Savov
Because you may encounter continuously compounded growth rates elsewhere, and because you will encounter continuously co
Foundations of Finance
Solutions to Homework 2
Prof. Alexi Savov
Topic 3: Portfolio Theory with 2 Risky Assets
1. The expected returns and standard deviation of returns for two securities are as follo
H9
Gains from Diversification:
A Two-Security Example
Foundations of Finance
Prof. Alexi Savov
The nice thing about diversification is that it almost always produces gains to a portfolio in
the form o
H4
Annual Return on a Zero Sold
Before Maturity
Foundations of Finance
Prof. Alexi Savov
1. The formulas for Yield to Maturity and Annual Return on a zero are as follows:
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Face Amo
H5
Geometric Average Versus
Arithmetic Average
Foundations of Finance
Prof. Alexi Savov
The Question Suppose you invest $435 in a zero coupon bond for one year and earn a
return of 8%. You then reinve
Problem set 3 - Solutions
Skand Goel
October 19, 2017
1
Problem 1
1. The formula for the OLS estimator is
i
6 (Xi X)Y
1 = i=1
2
6i=1 (Xi X)
0 = Y 1 X
(1)
where Xi is price and Yi is the quantity dem
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Public Economics: Assignment 3 (Due Tuesday October 24, 4:55 pm)
Denition Reminders:
1. An alternative is a Condorcet winner if it wins in every pairwise vote.
2.A Condorcet cycle arises if the outc
Warm-Up
Conditional Expectation Function
Sampling and the Central Limit Theorem
Econometrics
Lecture 2
Timothy Roeper
New York University
Department of Economics
September 7th, 2017
Econometrics
Timot
Multiple Regression
ECON-UA 266
Kathleen M. Ngangou
New York University
Fall 2017
1
Outline I
3 Multiple Regression Analysis
3.1 Limitations of the Simple Regression Model
3.2 Regression Model with Tw
Econometrics
Lecture 11
Timothy Roeper
New York University
Department of Economics
October 12th, 2017
Econometrics
Timothy Roeper
Let r be the vector of residuals from a multiple regression
estimated
Econometrics
Lecture 9
Timothy Roeper
New York University
Department of Economics
October 3rd, 2017
Econometrics
Timothy Roeper
Categorical Variables
Sometimes we may want to control for variables tha
Review
Qualitative Variables
Testing for Heteroskedasticity
Econometrics
Lecture 13
Timothy Roeper
New York University
Department of Economics
October 19th, 2017
Econometrics
Timothy Roeper
Review
Qua
Econometrics
Lecture 12
Timothy Roeper
New York University
Department of Economics
October 17th, 2017
Econometrics
Timothy Roeper
F-Test
Since all specifications
have the same TSS of the dependent
P
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Important Concepts
Introduction to Econometrics
Chapter 2 - Bivariate (or Simple) Regression
From Chapter 2, you should remember the following, important concepts:
1. Joint distribution concepts
Law
Important Concepts
Preliminary version for the midterm
Introduction to Econometrics
Chapter 3 - Multiple Regression
From Chapter 3, you should remember the following, important concepts:
1. Regression
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Opt CAL & Eff Frontier
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20.00%
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Homework 4, FINC-UB.0002
Prof. Itamar Drechsler
Due at the start of class 27
Topic 8: Fixed Income Securities
1. A zero coupon bond with 2.5 years to maturity has a yield to maturity of 25% per annum.
BIP
The business case for sustainability: issue of commons
Poverty, inequities and change in technology that
Climate change: coffee industry through port of new Orleans and during hurricane
Katrina co
Organizational Communication and its Social Context
Course Description: Expectations
2017F SOIM-UB.0065.09 / Prof. Jay Rubin/ TF Oyinkansola Ajobiojo
Tuesday/Thursday, 3:30-4:45 pm; Tisch UC19
Note: B
Assignment:Briefwriteupsofthereadingsandplenaries
Foreachsession,youwillberequiredtowrite a short (<150-word) analysis and
reflection of each required reading and plenary video. Thegoalofthesebriefsis