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negative

or

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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Defra is trialling a more accessible version of the NEG metric that will be launched later this year.
AIS said the additions of NEG and NCS to the AIS family augments its enterprise-wide capabilities, increases presence in a key industrial services market and brings the company closer to achieving its vision of building an enduring, employee-centric, customer-focussed industrial services provider.
As for the long-run asymmetry, we apply the Wald test to determine if coefficient estimate attached to the POS variable is different than that of the NEG variable.
NEG: As a writer, are there certain topics that you consider to be taboo?
Kitagawa (1986), Kayne (1989) and Pollock (1989) argue for the existence of a functional category NEG in Japanese, Romance languages and English respectively.
NEG business development director, Phil Mullins, told OT: "This is the fifth annual conference and we are always delighted to see the response we receive from delegates, not only for the CET and the exhibition, but the interaction with their fellow independent opticians from across the UK.
The fine on Japanese firms Asahi Glass (AGC) and Nippon Electric (NEG) and Germany's Schott AG for operating a cartel that ultimately affected consumers in Europe has been reduced by 10% as they acknowledged their participation in the cartel, thereby helping the Commission to conclude the case more rapidly.