[10/11] Here is the paper I mentioned in class today, by Reed alum Michael Lovell: Lovell, Michael C., "Data Mining," Review of Economics and Statistics, 65(1), February 1983, 1-12. Another fun Web site about "spurious correlations" and data mining is http://www.tylervigen.com/spurious-correlations.
[10/9] I have posted cumulative grades so far on dailies, problem sets, and the midterm in a coded grade file.
[9/25] Here are the data set, do-file, and session log for today's Monte Carlos demonstration of the sampling distribution of the OLS slope estimator under the classical assumptions.
[9/22] Here are the do-file and slides from Kristin Bott's Stata presentation today.
[9/19] The next problem set requires the application of Stata to a data set. The assignment and data set are posted on the Assignment page. Kristin Bott of CUS will conduct an Introduction to Stata class aimed at this the tasks required in assignment on Friday, September 22, from 1:10 to 2pm in ETC 211.
[9/15] The class policy on late submission of work has been clarified on the Course Information page.