For comparison, we give the usual or unweighted
OLS regression results:
(81.136) (14.418) (11.6.3)
t= (42.125) (10.318) R
In exercise 11.7 you are asked to compare these two
ILLUSTRATION OF WEIGH
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(a) (i) Defined contribution plans are post-employment benefits plans under which an
enterprise pays fixed contribution into a separate entity (a fund) and will have no legal or
constructive obligation to pay further contribu
k which gives the fitted model as
12 12 ( , ,., , , ,., ).
kk yfXX X
When the value of yis obtained for the given values of
12, ,., ,
k XX Xit is denoted as yand called as
The fitted equation is used for prediction. In this case, yis ter
The following information is relevant to the preparation of the Head Office, Branch and whole
businessTrading and Profit and Loss Accounts for the
year ended 30 September 19 1:
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FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING III
Stocks at 30 September 19 1 were as f
Withdrawals from scheme (15,000)
Net additions by members 656,800
Return on investments:
Interest on investments 640,000 640,000
Management expenses (7,000)
Net change in net assets 1,289,800
Opening accumulated fund as at (July 2004) 7,64
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Value of net estate 1,500
(secured on plant)
Finance lease on vehicles 3,500
You establish the following facts.
Between 1 January 1995 and 31 Oct
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cost of sales.
(vi) On 31 March 200 all the inter company balances are in agreement with Afro Ltd owing Piki Ltd
sh. 24 million and Ademo Ltd owing Afro Ltd sh.18 million.
(vii) The group does not amortise goodwill arising on consolidation. However in the
there are more than one independent variables, then it is called as multiple regression model. When
is only one study variable, the regression is termed as univariate regression. When there are more than
study variables, the regression is termed
Introduction to Econometrics
Econometrics deals with the measurement of economic relationships. It is an integration of economics,
mathematical economics and statistics with an objective to provide numerical values to the parameters
for a random sample of 30 firms, the following regression results were
t=n.a. (16.10) R
W/N= 0.008+ 7.8(1/N)
t=(14.43) (76.58) R
a.How do you interpret the two regressions?
b.What is the author assuming in
d.Obtain Whites heteroscedasticity-consistent standard errors and
compare those with the OLS standard errors. Decide if it is worth
correcting for heteroscedasticity in this example.
11.17.Repeat exercise 11.16, but this time regress the logarithm of expe
Given assumption 2, one can readily verify that E(v
, a homoscedastic situation. Therefore, one may proceed to apply OLS to (11.6.8),
Note an important feature of the transformed model: It has no intercept
a.If lnui is to have zero expectation, what must be the distribution
b.IfE(ui)=1, will E(lnui)=0? Why or why not?
c.IfE(lnui) is not zero, what can be done to make it zero?
of (11.3.8) can also be expressed as
If, as a matter of speculation, graphical methods, or Park and Glejser
approaches, it is believed that the variance of ui is proportional to the
square of the explanatory variable X(see Figure 11.10), one may transform
i =6,219,665 +229.3508 Salesi 0.000537Sales
se=(6,459,809) (126.2197) (0.0004)
t= (0.9628) (1.8170) (1.3425)
Using the R
value and n=18, we obtain nR
2=5.2124, which, under the null hypothesis of
no heteroscedasticity, has a
provides an estimate of the common (pooled) estimate of the population
i =(ni 1),ni being the number of observations in
theith group and where f =
If it is believed that the variance of ui, instead of being proportional to the
, is proportional to Xi itself, then the original model can be transformed as follows (see Figure 11.11):
+2 Xi +
Equation (11.6.9) postulates that the variance of ui is proportional to the
square of the expected value of Y(see Figure 11.8e). Now
Therefore, if we transform the original equation as follows,
var ( 2)=
The first term on the right side is the variance formula given in (11.2.3),
that is, var ( 2) under homoscedasticity. What can you say about the
nature of the relationship between var ( 2)under heteroscedasticity and
11.6.For pedagogic purposes Hanushek and Jackson estimate the following
Ct =1+2GNPt +3Dt +ui (1)
whereCt =aggregate private consumption expenditure in year t, GNP
gross national product in year t, and D=national defense e