Monotone Regrouping, Regression, and Simpson’s Paradox
Rinott, Yosef and Tam, Michael (2002) Monotone Regrouping, Regression, and Simpson’s Paradox. [Discussion Paper]. p. 6. Discussion Paper Series (No. 305).
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We show in a general setup that if data Y are grouped by a covariate X in a certain way, then under a condition of monotone regression of Y on X, a Simpson’s type paradox is natural rather than surprising. This model was motivated by an observation on recent SAT data which are presented.
|Item Type:||Report / Paper (Discussion Paper)|
|Research documents and activity classification:||Working Papers > Non-Refereed Working Papers / of national relevance only|
|Divisions:||Department of Business and Management|
|Additional Information:||The definitive version of the paper has been published in "The American Statistician", Vol. 57(2), Pages 139–141, May 2003.|
|MIUR Scientific Area:||Area 13 - Economics and Statistics > SECS-P/05 Econometrics|
|Deposited By:||Maria Teresa Nistico|
|Deposited On:||20 Dec 2010 12:18|
|Last Modified:||23 Apr 2013 16:38|
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