Phillips relation

Phillips relation

[′fil·ips ri‚lā·shən]
(astronomy)
A correlation between the relatively small variation in the peak brightness of type Ia supernovae and their rates of decline, whose use enables the distances of type Ia supernovae to be estimated.
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(8) Small open economies are likely to have larger parameters attached to the real exchange rate in the IS and Phillips relations (i.e.