Practice Questions for Exam 1
1. The height of male students at your college/university is normally distributed with a
mean of 70 inches and a standard deviation of 3.5 inches. If you had a list of telephone
numbers for male students for the purpose of co

EC4371: Development Economics II
Program Evaluation
Slesh A. Shrestha
1
Program evaluation
How do we know whether the program was effective or not?
Did improving classroom inputs (like books) improve student learning?
Did job training program help par

Final Review
Bingyu zhang
Nov 2011
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Final Review
11/2011
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Outline
Estimation
Interpretation of coe cients.
Condence Interval
Hypothesis Test
Bingyu zhang ()
Final Review
11/2011
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Estimation
Assumptions
OLS
Measures of Fit
R2
2
R
SER
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Econometrics
Introduction
Basics
EC3303 Econometrics I
Linear Regression with One Regressor
Bingyu Zhang
National University of Singapore
August, 2011
OLSE
Econometrics
Introduction
Basics
OLSE
W HAT DOES ECONOMETRICS DO ?
It uses economic theory, mathmat

Probabillty
Review of Statistics
EC3303 Econometrics I
Lecture 2: Review
Bingyu Zhang
National University of Singapore
August, 2011
Probabillty
Review of Statistics
P ROOF
Var (aX + bY)
=
E (aX + bY E (aX + bY)2
=
E (aX + bY aE (X) bE (Y)2
=
E (a (X E (X)

Review of Probability
EC3303 Lecture 1
Review of Probabilities and Statistics
Bingyu Zhang
National University of Singapore
August, 2011
Review of Probability
Probability
Review of Probability
E XAMPLE : R OLLING T WO D IES
All Possible Outcomes
(1, 1)
(2

EC3303 Econometrics I
Dummy Variable Regression
Bingyu Zhang
National University of Singapore
October, 2011
I NTRODUCTION
So far, the independent variables Xs have been numerical
or quantitive, such as student teacher ratio, percentage of
English learners

Measures of Fit
Inference
Related Topics
EC3303 Econometrics I
Multiple Regression
Bingyu Zhang
National University of Singapore
October, 2011
Example
Measures of Fit
Inference
Related Topics
Example
G AUSS M ARKOV T HEOREM
under all assumptions, OLS esti

OLS Assumptions
Inference
summary
EC3303 Econometrics I
Linear Regression with One Regressor
Bingyu Zhang
National University of Singapore
September, 2011
Related Topics
OLS Assumptions
Inference
summary
Related Topics
L EAST S QUARES A SSUMPTIONS
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Introduction
Polynomials
Logarithms
Interactions
EC3303 Econometrics I
Nonlinear Regression
Bingyu Zhang
National University of Singapore
November, 2011
Example
Introduction
Polynomials
Logarithms
Interactions
Example
I NTRODUCTION
So far, everything has

EC 3303 Problem Set 2
In Exercises of Ch.5 in the textbook (p174 179),
1. 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5
2. 5.7, 5.8, 5.10, 5,11
? You dont need to compute p-value.

National University of Singapore
Department of Economics
JongHoon Kim
Spring, 2010
EC 3303 Econometrics I
Problem Set III
1. (From S-W 6.1-6.4, 7.1-7.4) The following regression results are computed using the
data from 1998 CPS (Current Population Survey)

EC 3303 Problem Set 1
Due 10 AM, Feb. 7, 2011
? Maximum group number = 4.
? You can put your homework in the mailbox of instructor and your TA (AS2 6th and 4th
floor).
? The text book : Introduction to Econometrics (Stock and Watson, 2nd edition)
In Exerc

EC3303 Summary
Treatment Group the plot of soybeans that will have fertilisers applied
Control Group the plot of soybeans that will not have fertilisers applied
Confounding/Contaminating factors factors that cause non-random
assignment into the treatment

EC3303 Econometrics I Homework 2
(Note: Please type your answers and hand in only 1 copy per group. Write all group members
names, matric no.s and tutorial groups in your submission. Deposit your submission in Kelvin
Seahs Mailbox (mailbox 59) at the Econ

EC3303 Econometrics I Homework 2
(Note: Please type your answers and hand in only 1 copy per group. Write all group members
names, matric no.s and tutorial groups in your submission. Deposit your submission in Kelvin
Seahs Mailbox (mailbox 59) at the Econ

EC4371: Development Economics II
Discrimination
Slesh A. Shrestha
will not ask what causes it, but its impacts of discrimination
1
Discrimination
some modles explain the DRIVERS of discrimination.
but more commonly we consdier the IMPACTS of it, from a n

EC4371: Development Economics II
use 3371 notes fro this section.
Poverty and Income Inequality
what is poverty?
Slesh A. Shrestha
how is it measured?
links to the developing economy?
1
Poverty
yet, what easues this? true poverty may not not be that obvi

Economics 4361 Extra Problems
The exam will contain at least one problem directly from these problems or problem set
2, and at least one problem from these problems or problem set 2 with only minor
changes. I will post of a sketch of the answers to these

EC4371: Development Economics II
Introduction
Slesh A. Shrestha
1
Introduction
When you think about developing countries and
issues related to these countries, what comes to your
mind?
2
Introduction
Angelina Jolie and Jeffery Sachs diary
A good read

EC 4361
EC4361 Midterm I
Spring
2017
You have ninety minutes to do the exam and
it totals 100 marks; the maximum possible grades for each
Practice Questions
question are in parentheses. No calculators are allowed and the exam is closed book.
1. (25) You h

EC4361 First Problem Set Solution
February 2, 2017
1. In the United States, the SAT exam plays a large role in university admissions, on the grounds that it
is an excellent predictor of performance at the university. To investigate this, you run a regress

Prof. John C. Ham
EC4361 Spring 2017
Second Problem Set
Due in the Economics Office Thursday March 16 by 12 noon (or hand it in at the end of
class that day). Please make your answers very legible, avoid small writing, and briefly
explain your reasoning.

Prof. John C. Ham
EC4361 Spring 2017
First Problem Set
Due in the Economics Office Friday January 27 by 12 noon.
Please make your answers very legible and briefly explain your reasoning.
No late assignments can be accepted.
1. In the United States, the SA

EC4371: Development Economics II
Land Market
Slesh A. Shrestha
1
Land
Land distribution is typically unequal in developing
countries
Large plots of land are concentrated in the hands of the few, whereas a
majority of individuals have little or no land

EC4361 Midterm I Solution
February 14, 2017
1. In the United States, the SAT exam plays a large role in university admissions, on the grounds that it
is an excellent predictor of performance at the university. To investigate this, you run a regression of

EC3303: Econometrics I
Review of Probability
Kelvin Seah
AY 2016/2017, Semester 2
1
Probability Models
We can describe random phenomenon using probability models.
A probability model has 2 components:
A list of possible results or outcomes
A probability a

National University of Singapore
Department of Economics
JongHoon Kim
Spring, 2010
EC 3303 Econometrics I
Problem Set I
1. Answer the following.
(a) The events E and E c are always statistically independent. True or False? Why?
(b) Name an event E that is