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ECO 307: Introductory Econometrics

Fall 2015

Course Information

James Murray, Ph.D.
Office: 403T Wimberly Hall
Phone: 608-406-4068

Office Hours
Office Hours Appointments generally available at the following times:
    8:30 AM - 2:00 PM Monday
    2:15 PM - 4:15 PM Tuesday / Thursday
    8:30 AM - 11:30 AM, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Wednesday
    8:30 AM - 11:30 AM Friday
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R Resources


Poster Presentations

Final written project Method / Results due on Tuesday, December 15, 11:59 PM
Final written project Introduction due on Monday, December 7, 11:59 PM
Annotated Bibliography due on Tuesday, November 17 at 12:40 PM
Research Proposal due on Tuesday, November 10 at 12:40 PM

Practice Exams

Practice Exam 1
Practice Exam 2

Unit 6: Panel Regression Models

In-class Exercise on Panel Regression, Dataset: smoke.RData

Unit 5: Linear Probability Model

Homework assignment, Dataset: smoke.RData Due on Wednesday, November 18 at 11:59 PM

Unit 4: Heteroskedasticity

R tutorial: Testing and Correcting for Heteroskedasticity

In-class Exericse, jtrain3.RData

Unit 3: Multiple Regression

R tutorials:

In-class Exercise: Using Regression to Estimate Racial Discrimination in Fast Food Prices
Dataset: discrim.csv

Unit 2: Bivariate Ordinary Least Squares Regression

R tutorials:

Unit 1: Statistical Signficance and Univariate / Bivariate Statistics

Class notes: Slides, Printer Friendly Version
In-class exercise: Univariate and bivariate problems, Dataset: eurointernet.csv
Homework assignment, Dataset: maletimeuse.csv Due on Monday, October 5 at 11:59 PM

R tutorials: