Material Covered:
Normal distribution and z-scores: Be able to determine probability area using a z table and
be able to interpret z-scores. What is a quantile-comparison plot? Why is it useful and why might
you use one?
Sampling distributions and the con
Michael Keyes
Pol 51
12 January 2015
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Michael Keyes
Economics and Political Science
I am on track to graduate on time with both degrees as of now.
Im from Mill Valley in Marin County
After I gradua
Michael Keyes
Econ 102
5 July 2015
Problem Set 2
1. The Normal and Standard Normal Distributions
Pr(X<65)=Pr(Z<[65-75]/10)=Pr(-10/10)=Pr(Z<-1)
The area to the left of -1 is 0.158655
If there are 362 students, to find how many students will score below 65
Michael Keyes
Econ 102
18 July 2015
Problem Set #4
1. Monte Carlo Simulation of Unbiasedness of Estimated Coefficients in the CLRM
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Test statistic for normality:
Chi-square(2) = 5.058 [0.0797]
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1. What is a spurious relationship?
a. a mathematical relationship in which two events or variables have no direct causal
connection, yet it may be wrongly inferred that they do, due to either coincidence or the
presence of a certain third, unseen factor.