ECON 30331: Econometrics
Professor Kasey Buckles
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Welcome to the website for Econometrics at
You can find important class materials here, as well as links to useful and interesting web sites.
Class Handouts & Problem Sets
Important Things to Know About Stata
Class Topics,
“Power Point” to the Text, and InClass Results
Basic Topic 
Text Chapters 
InClass Results 
Stats Review 
Appendix B, C 

Intro 
Ch 1 

Simple Regression 
Ch 2 

Multiple Regression 
Ch 3 

Inference 
Ch 4 

Asymptotics 
Ch 5 

Further Issues 
Ch 6 

Dummy Variables 
Ch 7 

Heteroskedasticity 
Ch 8 

Specification & Data Probs 
Ch 9 

Time Series 
Ch 10, 11 

Panel Data 
Ch 13, 14 

IV & 2SLS 
Ch 15 
Pop Culture Slides: Freakonomics and Moneyball From inclass lecture.
Hakes and Sauer, "An Economic Evaluation of the Moneyball Hypothesis" From inclass lecture.
Link to Baby Name Voyager From inclass lecture.
Paper for Lecture , "The Effect of Adolescent Experience on Labor Market Outcomes: The Case of Height". You may need to be at an oncampus computer for this link to work.
height2.do Dofile for lecture. You will have to save the file to a location on your computer and then change the file locations in the text to make this work.
height2.log Log file created by height.do
reset9_6.do Do file used to do Ch. 9 homework.
paneldata.ppt Slides for lecture on panel data studies.
Exams and Practice Exams
Stata Info/Help
Important Things to Know about Stata
Includes instructions for accessing Stata on campus and important commands.
Stata also has some built in tutorials. To
get started, try entering the following at the command line:
tutorial intro
Stata is installed in all classrooms and clusters on campus. Here is a link to OIT services.
Stata  This is a link to Stata's webpage. Stata/IC 13 (recommended) can be bought at a highly discounted rate through GradPlan. The cost is $69 for six months, $98 for a year, or $189 for a perpetual license. To access GradPlan, go to this page.
Class Project
Don't forget
the project is due in class on Tuesday, April 29NO EXCEPTIONS!
Project Guidelines For the class project you will be writing a paper investigating the determinants of test scores for 5th grade students.
More Data
This link is to your textbook's website. You can find the datasets for homeworks and problem sets here, as well as helpful review material.
Links
Econ Club's Tutoring Web Page. You can find a list of available tutors for Stats, Econometrics, and the Intermediate Economics courses here. You will need an nd.edu gmail account to access the page.
Stata Stata's webpage, which includes a help funcion you may find useful.
Website with Stata commands for textbook examples
Critical Values Tables This is a web page with tables for ttests, Ftests, etc.
Homepage for the Department of Economics at Notre Dame.