ECN 410
Economic Development
Syracuse University
Fall 2016
Prof. Piyusha Mutreja
Suggested solutions to Exam 1
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ECN2410 Economic Development
Fall 2013 Syracuse University
Prof. Piyusha Mutreja
Note 5
1. A major cause of environmental degradation in developing countries is
population growth.
(a)
(b) rural poverty.
(c) rapid urbanization.
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ECN 410
Special Topics: Economic Development
Department of Economics
Syracuse University
Fall 2016, 020 Crouse-Hinds Hall
Instructor: Prof. Piyusha Mutreja
Office: 119, Eggers Hall
Email: [email protected]
Ph: 443-8
ECN 410
Fall 2016
Economic Development
Syracuse University
Suggested Solutions to Assignment 2
1. What is Lorenz Curve? Using a Lorenz curve diagram, explain how to calculate the Gini coefficient.
Lorenz Curve is a graph depicting the variance of the size
2.
a.
Category
PR
No PR
Total
High GDP
68.5%
66.0%
67.4%
Low GDP
69.8%
56.1%
61.6%
Total
68.7%
63.1%
66.0%
b. Interaction
1. After holding the control variable constant; does a relationship exist between
the independent variable and the dependant variable
ECN 410
Chapter 1
Review
1.2- In an ideal randomized controlled experiment one would conduct a numerous number of identical single car accidents on a highway. In half of the accidents the occupants
of the car would be wearing seatbelts and in the other ha
Problem Set 3
Economics 410: Intro to Statistics and Econometrics
Due: October 6
Chapter 2:
Exercise 2.10 (15pts.):
10. Using the fact that if Y : N m , s
Y
2
Y
then
Y Y
Y
~ N (0,1) and Appendix Table 1, we have
(a)
Y - 1 3 - 1
Pr (Y 3) = Pr
= F (1) =
Midterm Exam 1
Economics 410: Intro to Statistics and Econometrics
Name_
1. You decide to analyze whether or not the presidential candidate for a certain party did better if
his party controlled the house. Accordingly you collect data for the last 34 pres
Chapter 5
Regression with a Single
Regressor: Hypothesis Tests
and Confidence Intervals
Regression with a Single Regressor:
Hypothesis Tests and Confidence Intervals
(SW Chapter 5)
Overview
Now that we have the sampling distribution of OLS
estimator, we
Chapter 4
Linear Regression with
One Regression
Linear Regression with One Regressor
(SW Chapter 4)
Linear regression allows us to estimate, and make
inferences about, population slope coefficients.
Ultimately our aim is to estimate the causal effect
on Y
ECN 410
Economic Development
Department of Economics Syracuse University
Fall 2016
Assignment 4
Submission Due: Nov. 30 2016, In-Class
Show your work for full credit
1) Provide a definition of the current account, the capital account, and the cash account
Study Guide for Final Exam
Chapter 1: Economic Questions and Data
1. Causal effect
a. The effect on an outcome of a given action or treatment, as measured in an ideal
randomized controlled experiment
b. Key terms: control group and treatment group
2. Data
Midterm Exam 2
Economics 410: Intro to Statistics and Econometrics
Name_
1. Sir Francis Galton, a cousin of James Darwin, examined the relationship between the height of
children and their parents towards the end of the 19th century. It is from this study
Problem Set 6
Economics 410: Intro to Statistics and Econometrics
Due: November 15
Exercises 5.1 (20 pts.):
(a) The 95% confidence interval for
1
is cfw_ 5 82 1 96 2 21, that is 10 152
1
1 4884.
(b) Calculate the t-statistic:
b1 0
SE( b 1)
t act
The p-val
Problem Set 4
Economics 410: Intro to Statistics and Econometrics
Due: October 27
Chapter 4:
Review 4.1:
The parameter is the causal effect of X on Y in the population, whereas is the estimate of
from a sample. Similarly, is the effect of all of factors o
Problem Set 1
Economics 410: Intro to Statistics and Econometrics
Due: September 15, 2011
Chapter 1
Review 1.2: Drivers can be randomly assigned to two groups: those who must wear their
seatbelts and those who must not. The difference in fatalities betw
Syracuse University
Department of Exercise Science, I-Move Program
PED 201-M014, Fall 2016, W 5:15 6:35pm (7/31 12/7)
PED 201-M012, Fall 2016, T 5:00 6:20pm (8/1 12/8)
Beginning Yoga
Womens Building Dance Studio (Room 211)
Instructor: Kelly Schalk
Office:
Course Outline: SPM 315
Daily Lecture/Required Readings/Assignments
Date
Aug 29
Topic
Introduction
Required Reading
Power Point slides from Blackboard
Assignment
Sep 1
Present Value and Future Value
Power Point slides from Blackboard
Homework 1
(Outcome #
ECN:410
Economic Development
Department of Economics, Syracuse University
Fall 2016
Suggested Solutions to Homework 1
1. Write short notes on the following:
a. Amartya Sens Capabilities Approach. (5 points)
Amartya Sens Capabilities approach characterizes
Development
There is no standard definition.
Sustained annual increases in a countrys income.
Eradication extreme poverty and hunger.
Universal primary education.
Gender equality and empowerment of women.
Reduction in child mortality.
Improved health.
Env
ECN 410: Economics of Innovation and Technology
Department of Economics
Syracuse University
Fall 2017
Homework 1
[Total Points = 50 pts.]
Notes:
Read the questions carefully.
Full credit will be given only when (1) your answers are correct and (2) you e
Supply and Demand Homework Problem Set
Kaizheng He
Basics:
Concession Stand
1. Suppose that hot dogs and hamburgers are substitutes for fans at a football game. If the price of hot
dogs is increased, what will happen to the price and quantity of hamburger
Sports Finance Problem Set 3/8/16
Kaizheng He
1. What are the two inviolable principles related to Economic Impact Analysis as it pertains to the
public financing of a sports stadium?
Exclusion of local residents
Exclusion of time switcher and casual
2. W