Regression equationAn equation that describes the average relationship between a dependent variable and a set of explanatory variables.
Regression coefficientRegression coefficient
Term yielded by regression analysis that indicates the sensitivity of the dependent variable to a particular independent variable. See: Parameter.
Regression analysisRegression 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 regressionLinear regression
A statistical technique for fitting a straight line to a set of data points.
Simple linear regressionSimple linear regression
A regression analysis between only two variables, one dependent and the other explanatory.
Regression toward the meanRegression toward the mean
The tendency that a random variable will ultimately have a value closer to its mean value.
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