A Comment On Siegfried'S First Lesson In Econometrics
AbstractIn an insightful, and delightfully short, paper that was published in the Journal of Political Economy in 1970, Siegfried provided an im- portant lesson about econometric methodology for all budding young econometricians. Unfortunately, there is a mistake in that paper. This short comment provides a simple correction for that mistake. This correction will hopefully enable econometrics students to obtain the fundamental insights from Siegfried's paper with less confusion than might otherwise have been the case.
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- Damien S.Eldridge, 2013. "A comment on Siegfried's first lesson in econometrics," Working Papers 2013.02, School of Economics, La Trobe University.
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- C01 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - General - - - Econometrics
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