Hello

I just read a paper and would like to try to replicate it. However, I don't exactly understand whether the author of the paper is doing a

with y_it denoting subjective inequality indices for individual i in year t. The regressor of main interest is East_it, a dummy variable denoting current residency in East Germany. The regression also includes a series of control variables and survey-year fixed effects, denoted by x_it and λ_t, respectively.

I know that he has a dataset for 3 years (1987, 1992 and 1999) in which he performs the regression, but he does not mention whether he is performing a linear regression or a panel regression, he only mentions, and I quote:

What do you think the author does in his paper a

Thank you so much for your help.

I just read a paper and would like to try to replicate it. However, I don't exactly understand whether the author of the paper is doing a

**linear regression or a panel regression**. His regression equation looks like thiswith y_it denoting subjective inequality indices for individual i in year t. The regressor of main interest is East_it, a dummy variable denoting current residency in East Germany. The regression also includes a series of control variables and survey-year fixed effects, denoted by x_it and λ_t, respectively.

I know that he has a dataset for 3 years (1987, 1992 and 1999) in which he performs the regression, but he does not mention whether he is performing a linear regression or a panel regression, he only mentions, and I quote:

*"I run a series of simple regression models"*.What do you think the author does in his paper a

**panel regression**or a**linear regression**? I'm confused because I'm not quite sure if you can do a linear regression with a dataset over 3 years with a dummy.Thank you so much for your help.

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