Econometrics I

A graph showing quarterly productivity in the nonfarm business sector.
Quarterly productivity in the nonfarm business sector. (Image courtesy of the Bureau of Labor Statistics.)


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Spring 2005



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This course features a detailed reading list and a sample final exam.

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This course focuses on the specification and estimation of the linear regression model. The course departs from the standard Gauss-Markov assumptions to include heteroskedasticity, serial correlation, and errors in variables. Advanced topics include generalized least squares, instrumental variables, nonlinear regression, and limited dependent variable models. Economic applications are discussed throughout the course.

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Jerry Hausman, and Victor Chernozhukov. 14.382 Econometrics I. Spring 2005. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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