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 Nisticò
Date Deposited: 20 Dec 2010 11:18
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2015 23:14


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