ESTIMATION OF TREATMENT EFFECTS VIA REGRESSION
AAEC 5126 / SPRING 2014
INSTRUCTOR: KLAUS MOELTNER
Textbooks:
R scripts:
Wooldridge (2010), Ch.21; Greene (2012), Ch.19;
Angrist and Pischke (2010), Ch. 3
mod5s1
General Approach
The regression functions m0 (

ESTIMATION OF TREATMENT EFFECTS VIA MATCHING
AAEC 5126 / SPRING 2014
INSTRUCTOR: KLAUS MOELTNER
Textbooks:
R scripts:
Wooldridge (2010), Ch.21; Greene (2012), Ch.19;
Angrist and Pischke (2010), Ch. 3
mod5s3
General Approach
The main dierence between match

AAEC/ECON 5126 MIDTERM EXAM: SOLUTIONS
SPRING 2013 / INSTRUCTOR: KLAUS MOELTNER
This exam is open-book, open-notes, but please work strictly on your own. Please make sure your name is on every
sheet youre handing in. You have 75 minutes to complete this e

AAEC/ECON 5126 MIDTERM EXAM: SOLUTIONS
SPRING 2014 / INSTRUCTOR: KLAUS MOELTNER
This exam is open-book, open-notes, but please work strictly on your own. Please make sure your name is on every
sheet youre handing in. You have 75 minutes to complete this e

AAEC/ECON 5126 FINAL EXAM: SOLUTIONS
SPRING 2014 / INSTRUCTOR: KLAUS MOELTNER
This exam is open-book, open-notes, but please work strictly on your own. Please make sure your name is on every
sheet youre handing in. You have 120 minutes to complete this ex

ESTIMATION OF TREATMENT EFFECTS VIA REGRESSION
AAEC 5126 / SPRING 2013
INSTRUCTOR: KLAUS MOELTNER
Textbooks:
R scripts:
Wooldridge (2010), Ch.21; Greene (2012), Ch.19;
Angrist and Pischke (2010), Ch. 3
mod6s1
General Approach
The regression functions m0 (

ESTIMATION OF TREATMENT EFFECTS VIA MATCHING
AAEC 5126 / SPRING 2013
INSTRUCTOR: KLAUS MOELTNER
Textbooks:
R scripts:
Wooldridge (2010), Ch.21; Greene (2012), Ch.19;
Angrist and Pischke (2010), Ch. 3
mod6s1
General Approach
The main dierence between match

SCRIPT MOD6S3: TREATMENT EFFECTS VIA MATCHING:
JOB TRAINING APPLICATION
1. Load and describe data
This script uses the same data as mod6s1.
(1) train =1 if assigned to job training
(2) age =age in 1977
(3) educ =years of education
(4) black =1 if black
(5

SCRIPT MOD6S2: TREATMENT EFFECTS VIA PROPENSITY SORE WEIGHTING: JOB
TRAINING APPLICATION
1. Load and describe data
This script uses the same data as mod6s1.
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train =1 if

SCRIPT MOD6S1: TREATMENT EFFECTS VIA REGRESSION: JOB TRAINING
APPLICATION
1. Load and describe data
This script uses the job training data from Lalonde (1986), as described in Wooldridge (2010),
p. 928. The data are labeled jtrain2 and comprise 445 observ

SCRIPT MOD5S3E: NORMAL REGRESSION WITH INDEPENDENT PRIORS
LABOR DATA APPLICATION
INSTRUCTOR: KLAUS MOELTNER
Load and Prepare Data
We will use Mrozs (1987) wage data described in Greene (6th edition, p. 53. The data set contains
753 observations of labor s

AAEC/ECON 5126 MIDTERM EXAM: SOLUTIONS
SPRING 2013 / INSTRUCTOR: KLAUS MOELTNER
This exam is open-book, open-notes, but please work strictly on your own. Please make sure your name is on every
sheet youre handing in. You have 75 minutes to complete this e

AAEC/ECON 5126 midterm exam: Solutions
Klaus Moeltner
March 17, 2011
This exam is open-book, open-notes, but please work strictly on your own. Please make sure your name is on every
sheet youre handing in. You have 75 minutes to complete this exam. You ca

AAEC/ECON 5126 MIDTERM EXAM: SOLUTIONS
SPRING 2012 / INSTRUCTOR: KLAUS MOELTNER
This exam is open-book, open-notes, but please work strictly on your own. Please make sure your name is on every
sheet youre handing in. You have 75 minutes to complete this e

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Midterm Practice Questions with Solutions
Instructor: Klaus Moeltner
Question 1
You have data on 548 anglers' day trips to the Truckee / Carson / Walker river system for the years 2004
and 2005. You are interested to see if there is a significant differ

AAEC/ECON 5126 FINAL EXAM, SPRING 2012:
SOLUTIONS
KLAUS MOELTNER
This exam is open-book, open-notes, but please work strictly on your own. Please make sure your name is on every
sheet youre handing in. You have 120 minutes to complete this exam. You can c

AAEC/ECON 5126 nal exam, spring 2011:
Solutions
Klaus Moeltner
May 10, 2011
This exam is open-book, open-notes, but please work strictly on your own. Please make sure your name is on every
sheet youre handing in. You have 120 minutes to complete this exam

AAEC/ECON 5126 FINAL EXAM: SOLUTIONS
SPRING 2013 / INSTRUCTOR: KLAUS MOELTNER
This exam is open-book, open-notes, but please work strictly on your own. Please make sure your name is on every
sheet youre handing in. You have 120 minutes to complete this ex

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AAEC5126 Practice Questions for the Final Exam
Instructor: Klaus Moeltner
Q1:
Consider a linear egression model with dependent variable y, data matrix X (including a column of ones),
coefficient vector , and error vector . The sample size is n. Assume t

PRINCIPLES OF BAYESIAN ANALYSIS
AAEC 5126 / SPRING 2013
INSTRUCTOR: KLAUS MOELTNER
Textbooks:
Koop (2003), Ch.1; Koop et al. (2007), Ch.1-2; Ho (2009), Ch. 1
Bayesian vs. Classical Estimation
Bayesian data analysis is distinctly dierent from classical (or

AAEC/ECON 5126 MIDTERM EXAM: SOLUTIONS
SPRING 2013 / INSTRUCTOR: KLAUS MOELTNER
This exam is open-book, open-notes, but please work strictly on your own. Please make sure your name is on every
sheet youre handing in. You have 75 minutes to complete this e

AAEC/ECON 5126 midterm exam: Solutions
Klaus Moeltner
March 17, 2011
This exam is open-book, open-notes, but please work strictly on your own. Please make sure your name is on every
sheet youre handing in. You have 75 minutes to complete this exam. You ca

AAEC/ECON 5126 MIDTERM EXAM: SOLUTIONS
SPRING 2012 / INSTRUCTOR: KLAUS MOELTNER
This exam is open-book, open-notes, but please work strictly on your own. Please make sure your name is on every
sheet youre handing in. You have 75 minutes to complete this e

1
Midterm Practice Questions with Solutions
Instructor: Klaus Moeltner
Question 1
You have data on 548 anglers' day trips to the Truckee / Carson / Walker river system for the years 2004
and 2005. You are interested to see if there is a significant differ

AAEC/ECON 5126 FINAL EXAM: SOLUTIONS
SPRING 2013 / INSTRUCTOR: KLAUS MOELTNER
This exam is open-book, open-notes, but please work strictly on your own. Please make sure your name is on every
sheet youre handing in. You have 120 minutes to complete this ex

1
AAEC5126 Practice Questions for the Final Exam
Instructor: Klaus Moeltner
Q1:
Consider a linear egression model with dependent variable y, data matrix X (including a column of ones),
coefficient vector , and error vector . The sample size is n. Assume t