Principles of Econometrics, 4th Edition
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R. Carter Hill (Louisiana State University), William E. Griffiths (University of Melbourne, Australia), Guay C. Lim (University of Melbourne, Australia)
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To order this book with the Eviews Handbook, 4th Edition, please perform a new search using the following ISBN: 9780730301837 PRESCRIBED TEXT FOR FINA2205 AT MACQUARIE SESSION 3, 2012 Designed to arm finance professionals with an understanding of why econometrics is necessary, this book also provides them with a working knowledge of basic econometric tools. The fourth edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect the current state of economic and financial markets. New discussions are presented on Kennel Density Fitting and the analysis of treatment effects. A new summary of probability and statistics has been added. In addition, numerous new endofchapter questions and problems have been integrated throughout the chapters. This will help finance professionals apply basic econometric tools to modeling, estimation, inference, and forecasting through real world problems. Preface. Chapter 1 An Introduction to Econometrics. 1.1 Why Study Econometrics? 1.2 What Is Econometrics About? 1.3 The Econometric Model. 1.4 How Are Data Generated? 1.5 Economic Data Types. 1.6 The Research Process. 1.7 Writing An Empirical Research Paper. 1.8 Sources of Economic Data. Probability Primer. P.1 Random Variables. P.2 Probability Distributions. P.3 Joint, Marginal, and Conditional Probabilities. P.4 A Digression: Summation Notation. P.5 Properties of Probability Distributions. P.6 The Normal Distribution. P.7 Exercises. Chapter 2 The Simple Linear Regression Model. 2.1 An Economic Model. 2.2 An Econometric Model. 2.3 Estimating the Regression Parameters. 2.4 Assessing the Least Squares Estimators. 2.5 The GaussMarkov Theorem. 2.6 The Probability Distributions of the Least Squares Estimators. 2.7 Estimating the Variance of the Error Term. 2.8 Estimating Nonlinear Relationships. 2.9 Regression with Indicator Variables. 2.10 Exercises. Chapter 3 Interval Estimation and Hypothesis Testing. 3.1 Interval Estimation. 3.2 Hypothesis Tests. 3.3 Rejection Regions for Specific Alternatives. 3.4 Examples of Hypothesis Tests. 3.5 The pValue. 3.6 Linear Combinations of Parameters. 3.7 Exercises. Chapter 4 Prediction, GoodnessofFit, and Modeling Issues. 4.1 Least Squares Prediction. 4.2 Measuring GoodnessofFit. 4.3 Modeling Issues. 4.4 Modeling Issues. 4.4 Polynomial Models. 4.5 LogLinear Models. 4.6 LogLog Models. 4.7 Exercises. Chapter 5 The Multiple Regression Model. 5.1 Introduction. 5.2 Estimating the Parameters of the Multiple Regression Model. 5.3 Sampling Properties of the Least Squares Estimator. 5.4 Interval Estimation. 5.5 Hypothesis Testing. 5.6 Polynomial Equations. 5.7 Interaction Variables. 5.8 Measuring GoodnessofFit. 5.9 Exercises. Chapter 6 Further Inference in the Multiple Regression Model. 6.1 Testing Joint Hypotheses. 6.2 The Use of Nonsample Information. 6.3 Model Specification. 6.4 Poor Data, Collinearity, and Insignificance. 6.5 Prediction. 6.6 Exercises. Chapter 7 Using Indicator Variables. 7.1 Indicator Variables. 7.2 Applying Indicator Variables. 7.3 LogLinear Models. 7.4 The Linear Probability Model. 7.5 Treatment Effects. 7.6 Exercises. Chapter 8 Heteroskedasticity. 8.1 The Nature of Heteroskedasticity. 8.2 Detecting Heteroskedasticity. 8.3 HeteroskedasticityConsistent Standard Errors. 8.4 Generalized Least Squares: Known Form of Variance. 8.5 Generalized Least Squares: Unknown Form of Variance. 8.6 Heteroskedasticity in the Linear Probability Model. 8.7 Exercises. Chapter 9 Regression with TimeSeries Data: Stationary Variables. 9.1 Introduction. 9.2 Finite Distributed Lags. 9.3 Serial Correlation. 9.4 Other Tests for Serially Correlated Errors. 9.5 Estimation with Serially Correlated Errors. 9.6 Autoregressive Distributed Lag Models. 9.7 Forecasting. 9.8 Multiplier Analysis. 9.9 Exercises. Chapter 10 Random Regressors and MomentBased Estimation. 10.1 Linear Regression with Random x's. 10.2 Cases in which x and e Are Correlated. 10.3 Estimators Based on the Method of Moments. 10.4 Specification Tests. 10.5 Exercises. Chapter 11 Simultaneous Equations Models. 11.1 A Supply and Demand Model. 11.2 The ReducedForm Equations. 11.3 The Failure of Least Squares Estimation, 11.4 The Identification Problem. 11.5 TwoStage Least Squares Estimation. 11.6 An Example of TwoStage Least Squares Estimation. 11.7 Supply and Demand at the Fulton Fish Demand. 11.8 Exercises. Chapter 12 Regression with TimeSeries Data: Nonstationary Variables. 12.1 Stationary and Nonstationary Variables. 12.2 Spurious Regressions. 12.3 Unit Root Tests for Stationarity. 12.4 Cointegration. 12.5 Regression When There Is No Cointegration. 12.6 Exercises. Chapter 13 Vector Error Correction and Vector Autoregressive Models. 13.1 VEC and VAR Models. 13.2 Estimating a Vector Error Correction Model. 13.3 Estimating a VAR Model. 13.4 Impulse Responses and Variance Decompositions. 13.5 Exercises. Chapter 14 TimeVarying Volatility and ARCH Models. 14.1 The ARCH Model. 14.2 TimeVarying Volatility. 14.3 Testing. Estimating, and Forecasting. 14.4 Extensions. 14.5 Exercises. Chapter 15 Panel Data Models. 15.1 A Microeconomic Panel. 15.2 Pooled Model. 15.3 The Fixed Effects Model. 15.4 The Random Effects Model. 15.5 Comparing Fixed and Random Effects Estimators. 15.6 The HausmanTaylor Estimator. 15.7 Sets of Regression Equations. 15.8 Exercises. Chapter 16 Qualitative and Limited Dependent Variable Models. 16.1 Models with Binary Dependent Variables. 16.2 The Logit Model for Binary Choice. 16.3 Multinomial Logit. 16.4 Conditional Logit. 16.5 Ordered Choice Models. 16.6 Models for Count Data. 16.7 Limited Dependent Variable Models. 16.8 Exercises. Appendix A Mathematical Tools. Appendix B Probability Concepts. Appendix C Review of Statistical Inference. Appendix D. Index.
