 # Regression equation Home  Site Map  Add Term  Search  About Us  Contributors # Regression equation

An equation that describes the average relationship between a dependent variable and a set of explanatory variables.

Regression equation

# Regression coefficient

Regression coefficient

Term yielded by regression analysis that indicates the sensitivity of the dependent variable to a particular independent variable. See: Parameter.

# Regression analysis

Regression analysis

The 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 regression

Linear regression

A statistical technique for fitting a straight line to a set of data points.

# Simple linear regression

Simple linear regression

A regression analysis between only two variables, one dependent and the other explanatory.

# Regression toward the mean

Regression toward the mean

The tendency that a random variable will ultimately have a value closer to its mean value.

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