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Regression coefficient

Term yielded by regression analysis that indicates the sensitivity of the dependent variable to a particular independent variable. See: Parameter.

Regression Coefficient

A mathematical measure of the effect that an independent variable has on a dependent variable. It may be used on any number of financial measures. For example, one may calculate the effect that earnings have on the share price.

regression coefficient

A mathematical measure of the relationship between a dependent variable and an independent variable. For example, a financial theorist might attempt to determine the effect of increased dividends on a stock's price by calculating the regression coefficient between the price of the stock and its dividends per share. In this instance, the stock price is the dependent variable and the dividend payment is the independent variable.
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The regression coefficient of type of recognition predicting the attitude towards recognition (b=.
50% Num obs 14,317 14,651 12,129 4,480 1,879 Table 2 Regression Coefficient Estimates--Model 1 Some College Variable HS Grad College Grad Intercept 1.
The omnibus tests of differences across classes in regression coefficients of social initiative on mothers' and fathers' support represent the direct tests of moderation.
To predict adolescent aggression from ten subscale variables for father only, again multiple regression coefficients were calculated.
Using the data presented in Table 1 and the regression equation (8) presented above, the values of regression coefficients were determined.
On a gross basis, the regression coefficient for the variable change in book value of net assets indicates that gross assets other than the MSR asset are trading for a multiple of their recorded value.
In conclusion, these two regression coefficients are different in their magnitude (table 5).
Standardized regression coefficients ([beta]) indicate that for continuance commitment only educational level exhibited a significant coefficient (see Table 3).
where the [beta] terms are regression coefficients, [alpha] is a constant and all other terms are defined as above (Anselin 1988; Can and Megbolugbe 1997; Haider and Miller 1999; LeSage 2001).
993, the combined model resulted in large deviations between some heating times calculated with the regression coefficients and those calculated using MacLean's equation.
Given the popularity of the semilogarithmic functional form, especially in the estimation of Mincer-type wage equations, it is important to fully understand the meaning of regression coefficients.
Mean regression coefficients for each class within a threshold criterion were compared by a one-tailed, two-sample t test (Dowdy and Wearden, 1991).