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A comment on Siegfried's first lesson in econometrics

  • Damien S.Eldridge

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    (School Economics, La Trobe University)

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
Note: ISSN-1837-2198
Contact details of provider: Web page: http://www.latrobe.edu.au/economics

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