Econ C142 Applied Econometrics and Public Policy UC Berkeley Department of Economics
Spring 2008 Andrea Weber
Applied Exercise #1
Due Thursday 02/21/08
The focus of this exercise is on the relationship between educational attainment and earnin
University of California, Berkeley Department of Economics
Prof. Andrea Weber Spring 2008
Applied Exercise #3
Due Thursday 03/20/08
This exercise examines the return to education on wages in an instrumental variables framework, using college pr
Econ C142 Spring 2012
Econ University of California, Berkeley
Professor Bryan Graham
GSI: Jalil Kazemitabar
Solution Guide for Review Sheet #2 (Q 1, 2)
1. (a) From problem 1 of rst reivew sheet:
E [Y |Xa ] = a + a Xa
a = 0
a = 35, ., 44
2
X
2
2
X + U
44
Ec142, Spring 2012
Professor Bryan Graham
Review Sheet 1
This review sheet is designed to assist you in your exam preparations. I suggest preparing written answers
to each question. In the exam you may bring in a single 8.5 x 11 sheet of notes. No calcula
Ec142, Spring 2012
Professor Bryan Graham
Review Sheet 2
This review sheet is designed to assist you in your exam preparations. I suggest preparing written answers
to each question. In the exam you may bring in a single 8.5 x 11 sheet of notes. No calcula
Solution Manual to the Second Midterm
Jalil Kazemitabar
May 7, 2012
1
You got it!
2
[a]
E[logY (s)(0 W +V )s s2 |W, V ] = 0 +0 s0 W s+V s s2 +E[U |W, V ]
2
2
FOC:
0 0 W + V S = 0
Hence S =
0
0
W
+V
[b] 0 must be negative. Since cost of one year more scho
Syllabus
Ec142 - Spring 2012
Applied Econometrics and Public Policy
Course Description
This course surveys a selection of topics in applied econometrics. Students
will build upon skills learned in Ec140/141. The emphasis will be on the actual
analysis of
UC Berkeley Department of Economics
Economics 142 Applied Econometrics
Course Outline
Course Description and Objectives
This course will examine the use of statistical and econometric tools in the analysis of economic
and social data. Students will develo
University of California, Berkeley
Department of Economics
Prof. Ken Chay
Fall Semester, 2005
ECON 142
SKETCH OF SOLUTIONS FOR APPLIED EXERCISE #2
Question 1:
a.
Below are the scatter plots of hourly wages and log-wages on the y-axes and education on the
Econ C142 Spring 2012
Econ University of California, Berkeley
Professor Bryan Graham
GSI: Jalil Kazemitabar
A guide for second half of Q4 in
RS#1
(d) Regardless of what a and b are, the order statistics of female error terms
R1 , ., RN1 are iid (but with
Intuition behind the Law of Iterated Expectations
Simple version of the law of iterated expectations (from Wooldridges
Econometric Analysis of Cross Section and Panel Data, p. 29):
E (y ) = Ex [E (y |x)].
Think of x as a discrete vector taking on possib
Dear EEP 142 - all: Please find below the optional midterm exam it has two pages, 5 questions total. It is a take home and is due Thursday, March 20th 2008. Do not work with others. If I notice that you have worked together you will fail this exam. P
EEP142 Final Prof. Sofia Villas-Voas Fukumi Watanabe SID # 19744392 Part A 1. False Miss Youngs husband cannot raise the price because if he raises the price, new rivals may enter the market. Then he has to lower the price again to drive these new fi
Stata Cheat Sheet 0. If you are using a computer in Wheeler 212, use the generic Econ 142 username and password to login. The username and password are in the "Using Stata on the Socrates Server.doc" document that is posted on Bspace. 1. Write a prog
USING STATA ON THE SOCRATES SERVER
What Computer Can I Use? You can access Stata through Socrates using just about any computer with an internet Connection. Starting this semester, Socrates server is only available ON CAMPUS using SSH software. The f
Practice Problem: F-test and OVB Econ 142 Spring 2008
Raymundo M. Campos-Vazquez February 20, 2008
Contents
1 Problem 1: F-tests 1
1
Problem 1: F-tests
You want to estimate the causal eect of smoking on wages. You estimate the following regressio
Econ 142 - Section 3 | Help with PS 4
Kaushik Krishnan and Carl Needler
September 19, 2015
Problem 1
Hints
General: Parts (a) through (e) are in order for a reason.
Results you derived in earlier will help you later.
(a) (c): Think of a specic condition o