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Non-Positive

Describing any number or measure less than or equal to zero. For example, if one business loses $1 million in a year and a second one breaks even, both are said to have non-positive gains.
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15) The Code is itself composed of both positive law titles and nonpositive law titles, and the role of the OLRC differs with respect to each type of title, as is elaborated in this Comment.
If the result of this summation is a net positive adjustment, the resulting amount is the imputed underpayment, and, if it is a net nonpositive amount, there is no imputed underpayment.
Previous research on SIPP respondents matched with administrative income data has shown that young (age: 18-24) individuals with nonpositive earnings are more likely to drop out (Czajka, Mabli, and Cody 2008).
Next, samples in positive pools are retested either individually or using the adaptive approach again recursively, and samples in nonpositive pools do not have to be investigated further.
To ensure data quality for income and expenditure, I reject observations if one of the following is true: (1) the given household was classified as an incomplete income reporter, (2) the household missed interviews, (3) the household did not report the characteristics necessary for the analysis--such as gender, race, and education--or reported inconsistent characteristics across interviews, (4) the household reported zero food expenditures or only food expenditures, (5) the household reported nonpositive earnings or income, (6) the household reported the household head's wage as less than half the minimum wage, and (7) the household reported negative medical expenditures.
The general class of distributions for which h" is nonpositive is characterized by the condition
All zero values from the regression analyses were removed to satisfy tests that cannot work with nonpositive integers.
We delete both the bid and ask quotes if (1) either the bid or ask price is nonpositive, (2) either the bid or ask size is nonpositive, or (3) either the bid or ask quote is invalid based on the quote condition.
2] are nonpositive real numbers, Step (1) is repeated.
Because the parameters in (1) have certain constraints, such as the nonpositive miRNA repressions and nonnegative basal levels, the regulatory parameters were identified by solving the constrained least square parameter estimation problem in the following.