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A comment on Siegfried's first lesson in econometrics

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  • Damien S.Eldridge

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    (School Economics, La Trobe University)

Abstract

In 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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Paper provided by School of Economics, La Trobe University in its series Working Papers with number 2013.02.

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Length: 4 pages
Date of creation: 2013
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Handle: RePEc:trb:wpaper:2013.02

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Keywords: Econometrics; Education; Methodology;

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