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## Defining the Intervening and Explanatory Variables

*Andrew Reynolds*

### in Electoral Systems and Democratization in Southern Africa

- Published in print:
- 1999
- Published Online:
- November 2003
- ISBN:
- 9780198295105
- eISBN:
- 9780191600128
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/0198295103.003.0003
- Subject:
- Political Science, Democratization

This is the second of four chapters that discusses the theoretical underpinnings of the research on democratization in southern Africa that is described in the book, as well as providing qualitative ... More

## More Than Two Explanatory Variables

### in Introductory Econometrics: Intuition, Proof, and Practice

- Published in print:
- 2011
- Published Online:
- June 2013
- ISBN:
- 9780804772624
- eISBN:
- 9780804777209
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Stanford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.11126/stanford/9780804772624.003.0014
- Subject:
- Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter shows that the addition of a second explanatory variable in Chapter 11 adds only four new things to what there is to know about regression. First, regression uses only the parts of each ... More

## Understanding and Interpreting Regression with Two x's

### in Introductory Econometrics: Intuition, Proof, and Practice

- Published in print:
- 2011
- Published Online:
- June 2013
- ISBN:
- 9780804772624
- eISBN:
- 9780804777209
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Stanford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.11126/stanford/9780804772624.003.0012
- Subject:
- Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter begins by deriving the variances of the slopes from a given equation. These are used first to address the issue of multicollinearity. It then turns to the issue of interpreting ... More

## What If There Is More Than One X?

### in Introductory Econometrics: Intuition, Proof, and Practice

- Published in print:
- 2011
- Published Online:
- June 2013
- ISBN:
- 9780804772624
- eISBN:
- 9780804777209
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Stanford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.11126/stanford/9780804772624.003.0011
- Subject:
- Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter shows that if the population relationship includes two explanatory variables, but the sample regression contains only one, then the estimate of the effect of the included variable is ... More

## Regression models

*Bendix Carstensen*

### in Epidemiology with R

- Published in print:
- 2020
- Published Online:
- January 2021
- ISBN:
- 9780198841326
- eISBN:
- 9780191876936
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198841326.003.0005
- Subject:
- Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

This chapter evaluates regression models, focusing on the normal linear regression model. The normal linear regression model establishes a relationship between a quantitative response (also called ... More

## Categorical Dependent Variables

### in Introductory Econometrics: Intuition, Proof, and Practice

- Published in print:
- 2011
- Published Online:
- June 2013
- ISBN:
- 9780804772624
- eISBN:
- 9780804777209
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Stanford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.11126/stanford/9780804772624.003.0015
- Subject:
- Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The previous chapters focused on how one or more explanatory variables contributed to the value of a dependent variable. It was assumed that the dependent variable was continuous and reported with ... More

## Explaining Why Firms May Become Alphas or Betas

*Raj Chari*

### in Life After Privatization

- Published in print:
- 2015
- Published Online:
- June 2015
- ISBN:
- 9780199658312
- eISBN:
- 9780191798214
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658312.003.0002
- Subject:
- Political Science, Political Economy

Offering models to guide the book’s empirical investigation (in Chapters 3, 4, and 5), this chapter outlines the explanatory variables (factors) that may explain why a firm becomes an Alpha or a ... More

## Regression

*Andy Hector*

### in The New Statistics with R: An Introduction for Biologists

- Published in print:
- 2021
- Published Online:
- August 2021
- ISBN:
- 9780198798170
- eISBN:
- 9780191839399
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198798170.003.0007
- Subject:
- Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Ecology

This chapter extends the use of linear models to relationships with continuous explanatory variables, in other words, linear regression. The goal of the worked example (on timber hardness data) given ... More

## Linear Regression

*Andy Hector*

### in The New Statistics with R: An Introduction for Biologists

- Published in print:
- 2015
- Published Online:
- March 2015
- ISBN:
- 9780198729051
- eISBN:
- 9780191795855
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729051.003.0004
- Subject:
- Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Ecology

This chapter extends the use of linear models to relationships with continuous explanatory variables, in other words, linear regression. The goal of the worked example (on wood hardness data) given ... More

## Understanding Policy Reversals and Policy Stability

*Wolfgang C. Müller and Paul W. Thurner (eds)*

### in The Politics of Nuclear Energy in Western Europe

- Published in print:
- 2017
- Published Online:
- May 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780198747031
- eISBN:
- 9780191809309
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198747031.003.0002
- Subject:
- Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter discusses structural, institutional, and situational factors that exercise influence on nuclear energy policy decisions. It reviews the respective literatures and introduces the ... More

## Linear Models

*Andy Hector*

### in The New Statistics with R: An Introduction for Biologists

- Published in print:
- 2021
- Published Online:
- August 2021
- ISBN:
- 9780198798170
- eISBN:
- 9780191839399
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198798170.003.0006
- Subject:
- Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Ecology

The last chapter conducted a simple analysis of Darwin’s maize data using R as an oversized pocket calculator to work out confidence intervals ‘by hand’. This is a simple way to learn about analysis ... More

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