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Regression equationAn equation that describes the average relationship between a dependent variable and a set of explanatory variables.Regression equation Similar MatchesRegression coefficientRegression coefficientTerm yielded by regression analysis that indicates the sensitivity of the dependent variable to a particular independent variable. See: Parameter. Regression analysisRegression analysisThe statistical technique of finding a straight line that approximates the information in a group of data points. Used throughout empirical economics, including in both international trade and finance. Linear regressionLinear regressionA statistical technique for fitting a straight line to a set of data points. Simple linear regressionSimple linear regressionA regression analysis between only two variables, one dependent and the other explanatory. Regression toward the meanRegression toward the meanThe tendency that a random variable will ultimately have a value closer to its mean value. Further SuggestionsFirst pass regressionSecond pass regression Multiple regression Regression analysis regression analysis Regression 
