4, Choosing model

a, Linear model

Dependent Variable: HDI| | |

Method: Least Squares| | |

Date: 05/12/13 Time: 12:38| | |

Sample: 1 63| | | |

Included observations: 63| | |

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Variable| Coefficient| Std. Error| t-Statistic| Prob. | | | | | |

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C| -0.332753| 0.090174| -3.690142| 0.0005|

LE| 0.014117| 0.001229| 11.48413| 0.0000|

PD| 2.21E-06| 6.35E-06| 0.348227| 0.7289|

NS| 5.62E-06| 1.24E-05| 0.453170| 0.6521|

IC| 4.70E-06| 5.88E-06| 0.799187| 0.4274|

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R-squared| 0.775290| Mean dependent var| 0.701333| Adjusted R-squared| 0.759793| S.D. dependent var| 0.045044| S.E. of regression| 0.022076| Akaike info criterion| -4.712582| Sum squared resid| 0.028267| Schwarz criterion| -4.542492| Log likelihood| 153.4463| Hannan-Quinn criter.| -4.645685| F-statistic| 50.02766| Durbin-Watson stat| 1.403771| Prob(F-statistic)| 0.000000| | | |

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b, Log-linear model

Dependent Variable: LOG(HDI)| | |

Method: Least Squares| | |

Date: 05/12/13 Time: 12:40| | |

Sample: 1 63| | | |

Included observations: 63| | |

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Variable| Coefficient| Std. Error| t-Statistic| Prob. | | | | | |

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C| -1.920917| 0.134681| -14.26268| 0.0000|

LE| 0.021428| 0.001836| 11.67098| 0.0000|

PD| -2.77E-07| 9.48E-06| -0.029187| 0.9768|

NS| 1.08E-05| 1.85E-05| 0.583196| 0.5620|

IC| 5.65E-06| 8.78E-06| 0.643979| 0.5221|

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R-squared| 0.774431| Mean dependent var| -0.356923| Adjusted R-squared| 0.758875| S.D. dependent var| 0.067148| S.E. of regression| 0.032973| Akaike info criterion| -3.910232| Sum squared resid| 0.063058| Schwarz criterion| -3.740142| Log likelihood| 128.1723| Hannan-Quinn criter.| -3.843335| F-statistic| 49.78190| Durbin-Watson stat| 1.410319| Prob(F-statistic)| 0.000000| | | |

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c, Log-log model

Dependent Variable: LOG(HDI)| | |

Method: Least Squares| | |

Date: 05/12/13 Time: 12:43| | |

Sample: 1 63| | | |

Included observations: 63| | |

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Variable| Coefficient| Std. Error| t-Statistic| Prob. | | | | | |

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C| -7.234214| 0.775948| -9.323060| 0.0000|

LOG(LE)| 1.564516| 0.178746| 8.752713| 0.0000|

LOG(PD)| -0.002699| 0.007070| -0.381769| 0.7040|

LOG(NS)| 0.004778| 0.010328| 0.462669| 0.6453|

LOG(IC)| 0.021775| 0.028614| 0.760978| 0.4498|

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R-squared| 0.777269| Mean dependent var| -0.356923| Adjusted R-squared| 0.761908| S.D. dependent var| 0.067148| S.E. of regression| 0.032765| Akaike info criterion| -3.922891| Sum squared resid| 0.062265| Schwarz criterion| -3.752801| Log likelihood| 128.5711| Hannan-Quinn criter.| -3.855994| F-statistic| 50.60084| Durbin-Watson stat| 1.418621| | | | | |

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d, Linear-log model

Dependent Variable: HDI| | |

Method: Least Squares| | |

Date: 05/12/13 Time: 12:45| | |

Sample: 1 63| | | |

Included observations: 63| | |

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Variable| Coefficient| Std. Error| t-Statistic| Prob. | | | | | |

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C| -3.811552| 0.523205| -7.285009| 0.0000|

LOG(LE)| 1.018602| 0.120525| 8.451393| 0.0000|

LOG(PD)| -0.000326| 0.004767| -0.068478| 0.9456|

LOG(NS)| 0.002179| 0.006964| 0.312893| 0.7555|

LOG(IC)| 0.018228| 0.019294| 0.944762| 0.3487|

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R-squared| 0.774961| Mean dependent var| 0.701333| S.D. dependent var| 0.045044| S.E. of...