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negative

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inverse relationship

the relationship between two variables where an increase in one variable, such as PRICE, is associated with a decrease in another variable, such as QUANTITY DEMANDED. Compare POSITIVE RELATIONSHIP.
Collins Dictionary of Economics, 4th ed. © C. Pass, B. Lowes, L. Davies 2005
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This paper is the first to acknowledge the role that gd T cells may play as participants in this inverse relationship.
A significant inverse relationship between tree height and damage sustained was found.
This inverse relationship between educational attainment and likelihood of having a disability was found across age, sex, race and Hispanic origin.
Associations were similar for men and women, although at high levels of consumption the inverse relationship was more pronounced for women.
Research shows an inverse relationship between technology and soft skills (a term associated with a person's emotional intelligence--traits, social graces, communication, language, personal habits, and optimism that characterize relationships with other people).
The study showed there was an inverse relationship between blood pressure and educational status, which was independent of other variables.
There is a moderate inverse relationship between vitamin D status and muscle strength.
Furthermore Sobel test indicated that negative emotions at work fully mediated the inverse relationship between surface acting and job satisfaction whereas positive emotions at work mediated between display rule demands of expressing positive emotions and job satisfaction.
Section 5 explains the way in which the Samuelson-Solow interpretation of the Phillips curve embodying an inverse relationship between inflation and unemployment supported the policy of aggregate-demand management in the Great Inflation.
A dramatic inverse relationship exists between wines differentiated by bottle price.
Based on the inverse relationship, gold is falling.
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