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    Please help with this problem, I want to say that it deals with multicollinearity. Please help me.

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    1) The book-to-market ratio and the size of a company's equity are two factors that have been asserted to be useful in explaining the cross-sectional variation in asset returns. Based on this assertion, you want to estimate the following regression model:

    where is the return of asset i,
    is the asset i's book-to-market ratio, and
    is the market value of asset i's equity

    A colleague suggests that this regression specification may be erroneous, because he believes that the book-to-market ratio may be related to the ...

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    The solution discusses the problem regarding multicollinearity.