Introduction
to Econometrics, fall 2015
Link
to the textbook for Unit I
Assignments… 
Demos
and resources… 
Problem Set 1,
due Monday, 9/7: Click here for the pdf. 
Bayes’s rule: Writeup in pdf. 
Poker hand probabilities:
Writeup in pdf. Calculations in
xlsx. 

Problem Set 2,
due Monday, 9/14: Exs. 2.28, 2.29, 2.39. 
Birthday problem:
Calculations in xlsx. 
Problem Set 3,
due Monday, 9/21: Click here for the pdf. 
Binomial & normal
distributions: Calculations
and graphs in xlsx. 
Problem Set 4,
due Monday, 9/28: Click here for the pdf. 
Dice experiment: Calculations and graphs in xlsx. 
Problem Set 5,
due Monday, 10/5: Click here for the pdf. 
Overview of probability
distributions: Writeup
in pdf. 
Exponential distribution
experiment: Calculations
and graphs in xlsx. 

Problem Set 6, due
Wednesday, 10/14: Click here for the pdf. 
Confidence intervals 1:
Writeup in pdf. Calculations
in xlsx. 
Supplemental questions for review: Click here for the pdf. 
Confidence intervals 2: Writeup in pdf. 
Test 1, Wednesday, 10/21 

Problem Set 7, due Monday,
11/2: Exs. 4.17, 4.2426, 6.5, 6.9. 
PS7 confidence intervals and
hypothesis tests: Calculations in xlsx. 
Problem Set 8, due
Wednesday, 11/11: Click here for the pdf. 
Some basic Stata commands: Code in txt. 
Simple linear regressions in Excel: Calculations and graphs in xlsx. 

Problem Set 10, due Monday,
11/23: Click here for the pdf. 
Theory of simple linear regressions: Writeup in pdf. 
Problem Set 11, due Monday,
11/30: Click here for the pdf. 
Regressions in Matlab: Code
in m. 
Supplemental questions for review: Click here for the pdf. 

Test 2, Wednesday, 12/16 
