How can I get SPSS output that corrects for first-level autocorrelation in the dependent variable and gives me appropriate beta estimates and significance levels? I used dummy variables for time and state effects in a model, I have 22 YEAR dummies and 51 STATE dummies. The method I want to copy is explained in an older paper:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Eij = pEij-1 + Sij

"Where ρ is the autocorrelation between the εijth and εij-1th errors and δij is a normally and independently distributed error with a constant variance across time and counties. The residuals from the weighted least squares fit were used to estimate rho. The dependent variable Yij was then transformed into Yij - ρ Yij-1. The regression analysis was rerun with these transformed independent and dependent variables." Can anyone explain what was done in this example and how I can do the same?

**Physics Forums | Science Articles, Homework Help, Discussion**

Dismiss Notice

Join Physics Forums Today!

The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

# Correcting Autocorrletation in a Model with Dummies

**Physics Forums | Science Articles, Homework Help, Discussion**