Homework Assignment 1 Solutions
Econ 382, Professor Platt, BYU Do not distribute only for current students
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Warmup
1. Alex and Bob are new college roommates. On arrival at their dorm, they discovered that both had brought cereal and ramen noodles from th
Homework Assignment 2 Solutions
Econ 382, Professor Platt, BYU Do not distribute only for current students
1
Warmup
Optional questions. Points earned in this section can oset points lost elsewhere (though the maximum score for the assignment is still 100
Homework Assignment 2
Econ 382, Professor Platt, BYU Due in class, January 21st, 2009
1
Warmup
Optional questions. Points earned in this section can oset points lost elsewhere (though the maximum score for the assignment is still 100 points). Credit is on
IV B 1
James B. McDonald
Brigham Young University
10/11/2011
IV. Miscellaneous Topics
B.
Binary Variables (Dummy Variables)
Many variables, which we may want to include in an econometric model, may not be
quantitative (measurable), but rather are qualitat
STATA
A short list of commands and procedures
July 16, 2010
James B. McDonald
Department of Economics
Brigham Young University
Table of Contents
1. Entering data
2. Running commands
3. Basic mathematical and statistical operations
4. Basic regression
5. V
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James B. McDonald
Brigham Young University
11/16/11
V.
Violations of the Basic Assumptions in the Classical Normal Linear Regression Model
A. Introductory Comments, B. Nonnormality of errors, C. Nonzero mean of errors, D.
Generalized Regression Model,
IV.C 1
James B. McDonald
Brigham Young University
10/11/2011
IV. Miscellaneous Topics
C.
Lagged Variables
Individuals frequently respond to a change in independent variables with a time lag.
Consequently, economic models describing individual behavior as
STATA
A short list of commands and procedures
March 28, 2011
James B. McDonald
Department of Economics
Brigham Young University
1
Table of Contents
1. Entering data
2. Running commands
3. Basic mathematical and statistical operations
4. Basic regression
5
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James B. McDonald
Brigham Young University
12/23/2011
VI. SIMULTANEOUS EQUATION MODELS
INTRODUCTION
There are several problems encountered with simultaneous equations models that which are
not generally associated with single equation models. These i
ECONOMETRICS 388
FINAL EXAM
Sample Exam
Point Distribution:
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Exam No. 2
Sample Exam
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I. A. 10 @ 3
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Total
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I. Basic Statistical Concepts
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Define and briefly explain the following terms:
1.
Maximum likelihood estimator
2.
Dummy v
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Exam 1
(Sample Exam)
Point Distribution
I.
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5@5
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10
10
10
10
10
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