ECO 578 Project Assignment 2015

| November 24, 2016
    Sample Data for Supermarket Profits.
    Sample Data for
    Supermarket
    Profits.
    Supermarket
    Number
    1
    2
    3
    4
    5
    6
    7
    8
    9
    10

    Food Sales
    (tens of
    thousands of
    dollars)

    Nonfood Sales
    (tens of
    thousands of
    dollars)

    Store Size
    (thousands of
    square feet)

    Profit
    (thousands of
    dollars)
    Y

    305
    130
    189
    175
    101
    269
    421
    195
    282
    203

    35
    98
    83
    76
    93
    77
    44
    57
    31
    92

    35
    22
    27
    16
    28
    46
    56
    12
    40
    32

    20
    15
    17
    9
    16
    27
    35
    7
    22
    23

    1. Run a multiple regression using the above data. (With profit as the dependent variable).
    2. Compare the result of question (1) with another regression equation obtained without the food
    sales variable.
    3. Which of the models do you prefer? Why?
    4. Interpret your results for (1) and (2).
    5. In writing your paper, you should start by indicating the purpose of the study. Also, discuss the
    methodology and conclusions.

    Title: Determinants of Profit in Various Supermarkets.
    ** You can use EXCEL or any other software. **
    The layout and format of the paper should include the following sections:
    Title page, Abstract, Introduction, Method, Results, Discussion, and References.
    a) Abstract is a very concise summary of the paper.
    b) The Introduction tells the reader about the topic- what the issue is, what is known about it, and
    your specific focus.
    c) The Method section describes what you did.
    d) The Results section tells you what you found.
    e) The Discussion describes what your findings mean in the light of the information you presented in
    the introduction. It is the interpretive segment of the paper and loops back to answer the issues raised
    in the introduction.
    f) The Reference section contains a list of articles and other sources mentioned in the report (if
    necessary).

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