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Let a population be made up of a certain composition of red and black balls. The ﬁrst experiment consists in N individuals, each picking a ﬁxed number of balls randomly from this population to form his person-speciﬁc urn. Each individual then makes T independent trials of drawing a ball from his speciﬁc urn and putting it back. The second experiment assumes that individuals have different preferences for the compositions of red and black balls for their speciﬁc urns and allows personal attributes to affect the compositions.
However, whereas the CV is the BLUE under the assumption that αi are ﬁxed constants, it is not the BLUE in ﬁnite samples when αi are assumed random. 6). 3) are correlated. To get efﬁcient estimates of ␦ = (µ, ␤ ), we have to use the GLS method. The normal equations for the GLS estimators are N X˜ i V −1 X˜ i ␦ˆ GLS = i=1 N X˜ i V −1 yi . 8) 36 Simple Regression with Variable Intercepts where ψ= σu2 . 10) GLS where N N Tx˜ x˜ = X˜ i X˜ i , Tx˜ y = i=1 Bx˜ x˜ = i=1 N 1 T X˜ i yi , Bx˜ y = ( X˜ i ee X˜ i ), i=1 Wx˜ x˜ = Tx˜ x˜ − Bx˜ x˜ , 1 T N ( X˜ i ee yi ), i=1 Wx˜ y = Tx˜ y − Bx˜ y .
U i T ), Eui ui = σu2 IT , Eui u j = 0 if i = j, and IT denotes the T × T identity matrix. 2) is the best linear unbiased estimator (BLUE). The 32 Simple Regression with Variable Intercepts OLS estimators of αi∗ and ␤ are obtained by minimizing N S= N ui ui = i=1 (yi − eαi∗ − X i ␤) (yi − eαi∗ − X i ␤). 3) i=1 Taking partial derivatives of S with respect to αi∗ and setting them equal to zero, we have αˆ i∗ = y¯ i − ␤ x¯ i , i = 1, . . 4) where y¯ i = 1 T T yit , x¯ i = t=1 1 T T xit . 3) and taking the partial derivative of S with respect to ␤, we have2 N −1 T ␤ˆ CV = N T (xit − x¯ i )(xit − x¯ i ) i=1 t=1 (xit − x¯ i )(yit − y¯ i ) .