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Strata vs. Clusters
Those of you having trouble visualising the difference between strata and
clusters might find this diagram useful. Suppose each circle
ECON10005 Quantitative Methods 1
Tutorial 1: Sampling, Types of Data & Using Excel
(Tutorial Questions)
1.
Check whether your group got the same answers to the exercises in
Preparation Question 4.
2.
(a)
Check whether your group agrees with the distinctio
ECON10005 Quantitative Methods 1
Tutorial 2: Measures of Location, Variation & Association
(Tutorial Questions)
1.
Check if your group agrees with your answer to Preparation Question 3 (d). If
there is disagreement, try to work out how or why you might ha
ECON10005 Quantitative Methods 1
Tutorial 5: Sampling Distributions & the Central Limit
Theorem
(Tutorial Questions)
1.
Check if your group members agree with your answers to Preparation
Question 2.
(a)
How would your group explain this inverse relationsh
ECON10005 Quantitative Methods 1
Tutorial 3: Probability and Discrete Distributions
(Tutorial Questions)
1.
2.
Check if your group agrees with your answers to Preparation Question 8, and
answer the following questions based on your answers to that prepara
ECON10005 Quantitative Methods 1
Tutorial 10: Regression Analysis Inference in Regression
(Tutorial Questions)
1.
Check if your group agrees with your answers to Preparation Question 3.
2.
Suppose you gather aggregate national Australian data measuring th
ECON10005 Quantitative Methods 1
Tutorial 8: Two-Sample and Nominal Hypothesis Tests
(Tutorial Questions)
1.
Check if your group agrees with your answers to Preparation Question 2. In
particular, clearly identify what type of hypothesis test each requires
ECON10005 Quantitative Methods 1
Tutorial 7: Hypothesis Testing
(Tutorial Questions)
1.
Compare your answers to Preparation Question 1 with those of your group
members, and prepare to present an answer from your group to part (c).
2.
Consider the p-value
ECON10005 Quantitative Methods 1
Tutorial 6: Interval Estimation
(Tutorial Questions)
1.
Compare the interval estimates constructed for Preparation Question 1 with
your other group members. For each sample size, how many of the samples
in your group resul
ECON10005 Quantitative Methods 1
Tutorial 9: Regression Analysis Constructing Regressions
(Tutorial Questions)
1.
Check to see if you and your group members had the same answer for
Preparation Question 1.
2.
How would your group explain the least squares
ECON10005 Quantitative Methods 1
Topic 4: Normal and Standard Normal Distributions
(Tutorial Questions)
1.
2.
3.
Check if your group members agree with your answers to Preparation
Question 3.
(a)
Suppose your group needs to explain the standard normal dis
THE UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE
DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS
SEMESTER 1 ASSESSMENT, 2013
ECON10005 QUANTITATIVE METHODS 1
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Writing Time: 2 hours
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