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PersonalInsightQuestions
Pleasedescribehowyouhavepreparedforyourintendedmajor,includingyourreadinessto
succeedinyourupperdivisioncoursesonceyouenrollattheuniversity.
I intend to major
Interest Rates
Macroeconomics I
ECON222
Fall 2017
Macroeconomics I (ECON222)
Understanding Macroeconomic Data
Fall 2017
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Interest rates
An interest rate is a rate of return promised by a borrower t
Introduction to Macroeconomic Theory
Macroeconomics I
ECON222
Fall 2017
Macroeconomics I (ECON222)
Introduction
Fall 2017
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Questions
What is macroeconomics?
What issues are addressed by macroeconom
market
consists of all buyers or sellers of that good
demand curve
a schedule or graph showing the quantity of a good that buyers wish to buy at each
price
substitution effect
the change in the quanti
Elasticities
measures of the sensitivity of one variable of another
Price elasticity of Demand
The sensitivity of quantity demanded to price; the percentage change in quantity
demanded caused by a 1 p
Canada, The Third World and the White Mans Burden
Canadas Relations with 3rd World
-Governmental (state to state)
-Economic (state, business, producers, consumers)
-Non governmental (organizations, ch
Psych 15/16 Quiz
1. A sense of self, as demonstrated by the rouge test, is evident in humans and some other
species.
2. Which of the following statements comparing Piaget and Vygotsky is true?
-Vygots
Ideographic vs. Nomothetic
Max Weber in Germany, late19- 20th century, was faced with two competing and independent
approaches to method within social sciences and humanities: the longstanding, influe
SOCY 110
Week 2
The natural attitude: made by shutz
- It is how we naturally understand the world
- We look through our dominant sense of vision to explore the world
- And we do it naturally, and beco
Blue Flag Criteria
Blue Flag is a worldwide movement that certifies beaches and marinas as usable based on a series of
criteria laid out by their organization. The criterion is composed of several dif
Mirror recognition (the Rouge Test) is
used to test:
Humans usually pass the Rouge test:
Theory of Mind refers to:
In the lab, a researcher shows a young
child a box of Smarties. When the
researcher a
1
What is an Annotated Bibliography? SOCY 122 2015
A bibliography is a list of sources (scholarly books and journal articles
etc.) that one has used for researching a topic. Technically a
bibliography
Econ Assignment #1 Rough
A1-1: True. The well known saying there is no such thing as a free lunch does capture the fundamental
issue of scarcity which forms the basis on Economics. Scarcity is directl
A3-1. The government recently increased the child benefit. This benefit sends cash to households with
children regardless of how much they work. This benefit will make households who receive it better
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ECONOMICS 110
Final Examination
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MTH 4106
Introduction to Statistics
Notes 12
Spring Semester 2015
Hypothesis testing
Introduction
Suppose that we have a random sample X1 , X2 , . . ., Xn from a distribution with parameter . Rather t
MTH 4106
Introduction to Statistics
Notes 11
Spring Semester 2015
Estimating a proportion
Suppose that there is a population of N items, of which M have Type A and N M
have Type B. Put
M
= proportion
MTH 4106
Introduction to Statistics
Notes 13
Spring Semester 2015
Interval estimation
So far, all of our estimates have been single numbers: these are called point estimates.
Sometimes, it is better t
MTH 4106
Introduction to Statistics
Notes 14
Spring Semester 2015
Conditional random variables
Discrete random variables
Suppose that X and Y have a joint discrete distribution. If P(Y = y) 6= 0, then
MTH 4106
Introduction to Statistics
Notes 8
Spring Semester 2015
Sums of independent random variables
Theorems about the distribution of a sum
If X1 , X2 , . . . , Xm are independent random variables
MTH 4106
Introduction to Statistics
Notes 5
Spring Semester 2015
Continuous random variables
If X is a random variable (rv), then its cumulative distribution function (cdf) F is
defined by
F(x) = P(X
MTH 4106
Introduction to Statistics
Notes 2
Spring Semester 2015
Exploratory data analysis
In Probability, we start with a probability distribution for some random variable X ,
and deduce things like
MTH 4106
Introduction to Statistics
Notes 4
Spring Semester 2015
Discrete random variables
Some revision
If X is a discrete random variable, then X may take
finitely many values x1 < x2 < . . . < xn
o
MTH 4106
Introduction to Statistics
Notes 7
Spring Semester 2015
Two or more random variables
Two continuous random variables
If X and Y are continuous random variables defined on the same sample spac
MTH 4106
Introduction to Statistics
Notes 6
Spring Semester 2015
Normal random variables
As with uniform random variables, we deal first with the simplest case.
Standard normal random variable N(0, 1)
MTH 4106
Introduction to Statistics
Notes 10
Spring Semester 2015
Simulation
Suppose that X , Y , Z, . . . are independent random variables whose distributions we
know. We want to find out the distrib
MTH 4106
Introduction to Statistics
Notes 9
Spring Semester 2015
Sampling distributions
If we have collected a random sample of size n, then X1 , X2 , . . . , Xn are independent random variables with
ECON 222
Macroeconomic Theory I
Winter Term 2014/15
Assignment 1
Due: Drop Box 2nd Floor Dunning Hall by noon on September 26th 2014
No late submissions, No group submissions, No "Photocopy" answers w