# Econometrics

## Bruce E. Hansen

University of Wisconsin

Revised: October 2017

Copyright 2000, 2017

This is a draft of a first-year Ph.D. econometrics textbook.

This manuscript may be printed and reproduced for individual or instructional use, but may not be printed for commercial purposes.

Comments are welcome.

Solutions for the exercises are NOT available.

Current Manuscript (October 2017)

Formatted for printing.

Screen Version (October 2017)

Formatted for screen reading on a Tablet.

Use two-page view on horizontal screens.

### Chapter Headings:

1. Introduction

2. Conditional Expectation and Projection

3. The Algebra of Least Squares

4. Least Squares Regression

5. Normal Regression and Maximum Likelihood

6. A Introduction to Large Sample Asymptotics

7. Asymptotic Theory for Least Squares

8. Restricted Estimation

9. Hypothesis Testing

10. Multivariate Regression

11. Endogeneity

12. Generalized Method of Moments

13. Regression Extensions

14. The Bootstrap

15. Nonparametric Regression

16. Series Estimation

17. Empirical Likelihood

18. Univariate Time Series

19. Multivariante Time Series

20. Limited Dependent Variables

21. Panel Data

22. Nonparametric Density Estimation

Appendix A: Matrix Algebra

Appendix B: Probability

Appendix C: Numerical Optimization

Bibliography

### Data Sets:

Current Population Survey, March 2009 (cps09mar)

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Duflo, Dupas, and Kremer (2011)

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Mankiw, Romer, and Weil (1992)

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invest

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Nerlove (1963)

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Card (1995)

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Acemoglu, Johnson, & Robinson (2001, 2012)

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hprice1

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### Data Sets Used in Previous Years

cps78.dat

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card.dat

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