Lecture Notes

ECON 30331/Econometrics

Fall 2013

 

 

·         Why econometrics?  Wednesday, August 27th:  [Download notes in PPT handout mode]

 

·         Class introduction, moving from correlation to causation, Wednesday, August 27th:  [Download notes in PPT handout mode]

 

·         Chapter 2, The bivariate regression model, Monday September 1 [Download PPT notes]

 

Detailed derivations.  This is a 15-page handout that includes all the important derivations I will do at the board for this chapter, the topics include:

                        Important properties of summations

                        Deriving the OLS estimates

                        Deriving the R-squares

                        OLS estimates are unbiased

                                                The variance of OLS estimates