negative relationship


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negative relationship

(in research) an inverse relationship between two variables. As one variable increases, the other decreases. Also called inverse relationship. Compare positive relationship.
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Landau (1993) in his cross-country analyses with 48 countries added control variables for education, energy consumption and some dummies for geographical variables and finds a negative relationship between government spending and economic growth.
Third, we present some rudimentary evidence that may help explain--spoiler alert--the negative relationship between export and employment growth.
The well-documented negative relationship between idiosyncratic volatility and stock returns is puzzling if investors are risk-averse.
The Rameys report a negative relationship between volatility and growth in a broad cross-section of countries.
Normally, one assumes a negative relationship between stock prices and interest rates.
There's a very negative relationship between our student population and police.
Those groups of adolescents who lived in dictator or indifferent families showed negative relationship with doing homework's and educational progress.
Any ghost Sim can be invited provided that the player-controlled Sim makes an introduction and does not have a negative relationship score to that ghost.
The research revealed a very strong negative relationship between the size of a credit union and the relative intensity of its regulatory compliance costs.
Gallup's latest global P2P measurements showed that countries with high rates tend to be some of the wealthiest or those with the highest GDP per capita, while lowest P2P scores tend to have large informal economies with high self-employment, which at the global level has a negative relationship with GDP per capita.
Russell Clayton found that the more often a respondent in the study reported being active on Twitter, the more likely they were to experience Twitter-related conflict with their partner, which then significantly predicted negative relationship outcomes such as cheating, breakup and divorce.
Due to strong negative relationship between these two variables profitability can be enhanced by reducing the period of cash conversion cycle.

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