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anonymous
 one year ago
If fit a linear regression model with one predictor (X1) but exclude a second predictor (X2) which is uncorrelated with X1, does it bias the estimated coefficient of X1?
anonymous
 one year ago
If fit a linear regression model with one predictor (X1) but exclude a second predictor (X2) which is uncorrelated with X1, does it bias the estimated coefficient of X1?

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Omittedvariable_bias the model over or underestimates the coefficient for X1 to compensate for the variation that would have been explained by X2
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