Christopher Dougherty
EC220 - Introduction to econometrics: past
examinations and marking schemes
2011 marking scheme
Original citation:
Dougherty, C. (2012) EC220 - Introduction to econometrics: past examinations and marking
schemes. [Teaching Resource]
ECON 3U03: Test 1
Instructor: Shintaro Yamaguchi
March 6, 2014
Do not start or read problems starting from the next page until you are told to do so
(or get 10% penalty on this test).
Only university calculator (Casio FX991) is allowed.
There are 3 que
1. (45 marks) Female labour supply.
(a) Given that there are as many as 1,762 observations, we can use the standard normal
distribution. The 99% condence interval for the intercept is (24.12 - 2.58 * 3.87,
24.12 + 2.58 * 3.87) = (14.13, 34.10). (15 marks)
ECON 3U03: Test 1
Instructor: Shintaro Yamaguchi
February 23, 2014
Do not start or read problems starting from the next page until you are told to do so
(or get 10% penalty on this test).
Only university calculator (Casio FX991) is allowed.
There are 4
ECON 3U03: Test 1
Instructor: Shintaro Yamaguchi
January 26, 2015
Do not start or read problems starting from the next page until you are told to do so
(or get 10% penalty on this test).
Only university calculator (Casio FX991) is allowed.
There are 5
Econ 3U03: Information for Test 1
February 11, 2015
Time: 11:30-13:20, February 23, 2015.
Place: T29/105
You may bring a calculator Casio FX-991.
Test coverage: pp. 94-118 and 130-135 (before 4.2).
The assignment and the past tests are the recommende
ECON 3U03: Test 3
Instructor: Shintaro Yamaguchi
March 16, 2015
Do not start or read problems starting from the next page until you are told to do so
(or get 10% penalty on this test).
Only university calculator (Casio FX991) is allowed.
There are 5 pa
ECON 3U03: Test 3
Instructor: Shintaro Yamaguchi
March 16, 2015
1. Simple regression model
(a) The wage elasticity of labour supply (10 marks). Up to 3 marks are awarded for answers that do not include the key word elasticity.
(b) In a simple regression m
Econ 3U03: Information for Test 3
March 9, 2015
Time: 11:30-13:20, March 16, 2015.
Place: T29/105
You may bring a calculator Casio FX-991.
Test coverage:
Chap 4 (pp. 135-157)
Chap 5 (all but Appendices)
Chap 6 (all but Appendices)
Chap 7 (up to pp
Assignment #1 3U03 Fall 2014
Due: 3:30PM, September 30th 2014
Submit your assignment in class or my mailbox in the Department of Economics office. Ensue that
you are familiar with penalties for late submission in the course outline.
You may use any statis
Assignment 4 Outline answers 3U03 2014-PLEASE DO NOT DISTRIBUTE IN ANY FORM
1.(4.1) Given the definition of Z, its coefficient does not have any straightforward interpretation.
The best one can say is that the relationship predicts nearly 15 years of scho
Econ 3U03: Information for Test 1
January 19, 2014
Time: 11:30-12:20, January 26, 2014.
Place: T29/105
You may bring a calculator Casio FX-991.
Test coverage: pp. 39-67, Appendices 2A and 2E.
The assignment and the past tests are the recommended mate
ECON 3U03: Test 1
Instructor: Shintaro Yamaguchi
January 30, 2014
Do not start or read problems starting from the next page until you are told to do so
(or get 10% penalty on this test).
Only university calculator (Casio FX991) is allowed.
There are 5
R and RStudio
Shintaro Yamaguchi
February 10, 2015
1
Useful Resources
Professor Jeff Racines website. A very good starting point.
http:/socserv.mcmaster.ca/racine/2B03/Using_R_RStudio.html
I liked their two-minute videos describing how do do stuff in R
ECON 3U03: Test 3
Instructor: Shintaro Yamaguchi
March 29, 2011
1. Testing signicance of model by F-test.
(a) H0 : 2 = 3 = 0. (5 marks)
No partial credit.
(b) H1 : 2 = 0, 3 = 0, or both. (5 marks)
No partial credit, even if it is consistent with a wrong
ECON 3U03: Test 2
Instructor: Shintaro Yamaguchi
March 8, 2011
1. Chapter 3
(a) 0.898/2.123=0.423 (5 marks)
No partial credit.
(b) The test statistic is 0.321/0.123=2.610 (4 marks). This follows t-distribution with DF = 36 (2 marks).
Draw the same graph
ECON 3U03: Test 2
Instructor: Shintaro Yamaguchi
March 8, 2011
Do not start or read problems starting from the next page until you are told to do so
(or get 10% penalty on this test).
Only university calculator (Casio FX991) is allowed.
There are 4 que
ECON 3U03: Test 3
Instructor: Shintaro Yamaguchi
March 29, 2011
Do not start or read problems starting from the next page until you are told to do so
(or get 10% penalty on this test).
Only university calculator (Casio FX991) is allowed.
There are 5 qu
ECON 3U03: Test 1
Instructor: Shintaro Yamaguchi
February 1, 2011
Do not start or read problems starting from the next page until you are told to do so
(or get 10% penalty on this test).
Only university calculator (Casio FX991) is allowed.
There are 3
Econ 3U03: Information for Final Exam
April 2015
Time & Place: 7-9pm, April 15 at MDCL1102 & 1309.
You may bring a calculator Casio FX-991.
Test coverage: Final is cumulative.
Everything up to test 3.
Chapters 7 and 8 (except for appendix)
The artic
MID TERM SOLUTIONS 3U03 2014
1 a)
The value 700 represents the intercept estimate. This is the predicted value of average weekly earnings
when age is zero.
The value 10 represents the slope estimate. This the effect of a one unit (1 year) change in age on
ECONOMICS 3U03 C01
Paul Contoyannis
Mid-Term November 11th 2014
DURATION: 1 hour 15 minutes
Use of Casio FX-991 calculator only is allowed.
You are supplied with statistical tables.
Page 1 of 3
(1) An OLS regression of average weekly earnings (AWE, measur
Economics 3U03
Winter 2016
Marc-Andre Letendre
Assignment 4
Deadline: 11:30am, Tuesday April 5th, 2016
Instructions
A hardcopy of your answers must be submitted by the deadline indicated
above.
Remember that late assignments will not be graded (grade of
FINAL EXAM INFO.
ECON 3U03 Winter 2016.
The final exam has 14 questions. The first 8 questions are true/false or muliple choice
questions (enter your answers on a scan sheet). Of those 8, 2 are in the context of the simple
linear regression model and 6 in
Student Name:
Student Number:
ECONOMICS 3U03
Marc-Andre Letendre
DAY CLASS
DURATION OF EXAMINATION: 3 Hours
MCMASTER UNIVERSITY FINAL EXAMINATION
April 2013
THIS EXAMINATION PAPER INCLUDES 12 PAGES AND 8 QUESTIONS. YOU ARE
RESPONSIBLE FOR ENSURING THAT YO
Economics 3U03
Winter 2016
Marc-Andre Letendre
Assignment 4
Deadline: 11:30am, Tuesday April 5th, 2016
Instructions
A hardcopy of your answers must be submitted by the deadline indicated
above.
Remember that late assignments will not be graded (grade of