Antitrust Division Manual
U.S. Department of Justice
Antitrust Division
Fourth Edition
Last Updated December 2008
Disclaimer
This Manual provides only internal Department of Justice guidance. It is not
intended to, does not, and may not be relied upon to
Hypothesis Testing
Mosteller and Tukey start their book by telling the reader a little bit about the role
of Students t-test in changing how statisticians think about hypothesis testing. They
worry a good deal about how it hides uncertainty and they offer
Regression Strategy & EDA
One of the common practices of econometric workers is to decide upon a technique after
the regression is computed on the basis of some statistic. Perhaps the most common
practice is to decide whether to use OLS on the basis of a
Economics of the Metaverse
Meeting on Terraeconomicus in Second Life
Note: You must be 18 years old or older to take this class
Instructors
Professor Peter Twieg, [email protected], Krasnow 101
ProfessorSL String, [email protected]
Office
Econometrics Homework
1. Conduct an experiment in which you compute the (experimental)
standard deviation of trimmed means under various cases of a tukey
distribution for different sample sizes (N=25, 100, 400). For each case
compute one bootstrap standar
Paper Schedule & Formating
Lets work backwards. The final exam is the evening of December 15. So the
finished replication paper will be due then. Ill require hard copy for the finished paper
because I dont want to take a chance of having it go astray. If
Econometrics Economics 345
David M. Levy
Carow Hall Noon MWF
Virtual Office: [email protected]
Course Goal We shall attempt to look upon econometrics as something practiced by
optimizing agents. Instead of assuming that the goal of estimation is to bes
Sample questions for Econometrics Midterm
1. Suppose you know that a random variable has a normal distribution. If you wish to minimize
the variance of the estimate and you can use either a sample mean or a sample median, which
should you use? What if the
2.1 The Probability Function
In the previous module, we learned the terms experiment, sample outcome, sample space S, event, and
the algebra of sets. In this module, we put this information to good use as we develop probability.
Probability is a set funct
3.1 Binomial and Hypergeometric Probabilities:
Binomial
We begin with a motivating example. Suppose a quality control inspector periodically samples three items at
random from a continuous manufacturing process and scores them for acceptability. The inspe
1.1 History
Probability has a history dating back many millennia, but statistics is relatively new, dating back only two
to three centuries. Archeological evidence suggests that our ancestors may have engaged in probability
in gambling activities and in r
ECON 306 Final Exam Study Guide
General tip: Know midterms 1 and 2!
I.
Multiple Choice
a. Course Section I
i. What are the characteristics/attributes of the EWoT?
1. Logic of choice
2. Interactions
3. Outcomes
ii. Comparative statics (supply and demand)
1
OVERVIEW OF U.S. HISTORY
Ten Periods of U.S. History
1.
Christopher Columbus discovered North America. European
explorers and settlers came to the new land for gold, adventure,
and freedom. The colonists lived under British laws
1492
1500s
1600s
2.
3.
4.
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Lars Martens
A Summary of U.S. History
Introduction
When I said Id do a short summary of U.S. History, I didnt imagine how much work it is. I
suppose the people in America think everything which has to do with America i
Short Answer Identifications:
Identify the following 10 items taken from Hunt and Lualdi (who, what, where, when and why
they are important for Western civilization within the context of our emphasis on the concept of
sovereign selfhood.) 5pts each for 50
1)
1. My mom and I Were talking about cars, and how I wanted a car and what I needed to do in
order to buy one. She told me about how I will have to pay monthly and plus interest, also on
top of that insurance, I will have to pay monthly as well.
2. When
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Chapter Questions.
1. Recently I had a conversation with my friend about soccer the said how his team played I gave
him feedback on what I thought about the game.
Feedback-telling you what I think about what you said.
2. Find out wh
1. Kievan Rus: Kievan Rus was the early, mostly East Slavic state dominated by the city of Kiev from
about 880 C.E. to the middle of the twelfth century The region of Kiev dominated the state of
Kievan Rus for the next two centuries consttute the Golden A
NAME: _ PRACTICAL REASONING
DATE: _
MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the best answer for each of the following. [Worth 2 pts each]
fer to #11 on page 114 to answer the following.
1. _ Which of the following best expresses the difference between the Justice Departm
12 angry men is about 12 men put in a jury to find out if a kid is guilty or not guilty for killing
his father. In the movie we see different views, different opinions of men such as altruism,
egoism, good and evil. It is very true human beings possess ei
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Chapter 2 Homework.
1.1) Barter economy where people trade for goods and services, costs are, spending time and effort
searching for trading partners. Second each good has many prices, third is lack of standardization,
and
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Witchel & Raver
Witchel and Raver had different dreams but similar passion for making their dreams come true.
Witchels dream was very easy but hard he wanted people, rich people to go out and eat fast
food. Pizza Hut was one of the
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BASIS/LINK
CITATION
QUOTATION
Pleasure
Lines 51-55
Utility
Lines 47-50
Host and guest. On the other hand the friendship of young people seems to aim at pleasure; for they
live under the guidance of emotion, and pursue above all what is plea
What is the Bill of Rights? the first ten amendments to the US Constitution, ratified in 1791 and
guaranteeing such rights as the freedoms of speech, assembly, and worship.
Who was the author of the Bill of Rights? James Madison
- Who was this nation's fi
Ch 20 and 21
Exchange Rates and
International Economics
Ch. 20 and 21 Objectives
Define nominal and real exchange rates
Describe factors affecting exchange rates in long run
Describe factors affecting exchange rates in short run
Describe how transactions
Islamic Banking
Excerpted from the website of the Institute of Islamic Finance
Prohibition of Interest
Riba best translated today as the charging of any interest, meaning money earned on the lending out of
money itself. The prohibition on paying or receiv
Financial Story Instructions
Those presenting stories will receive a list of suggestions in the middle of the week prior to their
presentation. These suggestions will include a link to the website where you can find the story. Select
one of these stories
Schedule, Readings, and Assignments. Chapter numbers refer to Mishkin. Check Website
for any changes.
Date
Jan 23
Readings Assigned
Class 1: Introduction/Overview, Chs. 1, 2, 3.
Jan 30
Class 2: Calculating interest rates. Lecture for this
week and homewor