- course syllabus
- message board
- problem set (PDF)
- answers to #1 (PDF)
- answers to #2 (PDF)
- answers to #3 (PDF)
- answers to #4 (PDF)
- monopsonist and minimum wage
- datasets for course project
- econometrics videos
- my statistics course
- statistics references and software
- my OLS lesson

- documentation of datasets (PDF)
- my Analysis of the "Biagi Law" (PDF)
- Teaching with the "Biagi Law" Data
- Italian data: CSV file R script Gretl data
- OECD data: CSV file R script Gretl data
- Phillips Curve: wikipedia doviak.net
- OECD Indicators of Employment Protection
- EPL dataset description (PDF)
- BLS employment status by state
- annual data (CSV)
- monthly data, seasonally adjusted (CSV)
- Vaghul & Zipperer (WCEG, 2016). minimum wage data
- USA state panel -- BLS employ. with VZ min. wage
- Wikipedia. Minimum Wage
- Schmitt (CEPR, 2013). effect on employment

**background -- statistics and probability**- bivariate normal distribution, (wxM) (PDF)
**lecture 1 -- ordinary least squares**- Studenmund, chaps. 1, 2 and 3
- notes on regression, (PDF)
- OLS regression, (PDF)
- OLS regression, (R script)
- OLS regression, (wxM) (PDF)
- problems #4 and #1
**lecture 2 -- maximum likelihood**- Kennedy, chaps. 1, 2 and 3
- MLE mean-variance, (wxM) (PDF)
- MLE regression, (wxM) (PDF)
- MLE 2nd o.c., (wxM) (PDF)
- problem #2
**lecture 3 -- hypothesis testing**- Studenmund, chaps. 4 and 5
- Kennedy, chap. 4
- MLE explanations, (wxM) (PDF)
- distribution of beta hat, (R script)
- problems #3 and #4
**lecture 4 -- violations of the Gauss-Markov assumptions**- Kennedy, chaps. 5, 6 and 7
**lecture 5 -- panel data**- Studenmund, chap. 16
- Kennedy, chap. 18
**lecture 6 -- heteroskedascity**- Studenmund, chap. 10
- Kennedy, chap. 8
- heteroskedascity in the logit model
**lecture 7 -- probability models**- Studenmund, chap. 13
- Kennedy, chaps. 16 and 17
- logit model, (wxM) (PDF)
**lecture 8 -- time-series**- Studenmund, chaps. 9, 12 and 15
- Kennedy, chaps. 10, 19 and 20
**lecture 9 -- simultaneous equations**- Studenmund, chap. 14
- Kennedy, chap. 11

**statistics**- my statistics course
- L.&H. Friedman's statistics course
**statistical software****mathematical software**- Maxima and wxMaxima
- wxMaxima installation instructions (U. New Haven)
- Josef Leydold's
*Maxima for Economics* - Zachary Hannan's
*wxMaxima for Calculus*

- required:
- A.H. Studenmund.
*Using Econometrics: A Practical Guide*. - P. Kennedy.
*A Guide to Econometrics*.

- A.H. Studenmund.
- other suggestions:
- DeGroot and Schervish.
*Probability and Statistics*. - Pearce.
*The MIT Dictionary of Modern Economics*.

- DeGroot and Schervish.

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