negative sign


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negative sign

[′neg·əd·iv ¦sīn]
(mathematics)
The symbol -, used to indicate a negative number.
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The negative sign for the coefficient of the exit age variable conforms to the expected result and indicates that the greater the age of the individual, the lower their propensity to convert resources upon retirement.
In model VI, introduction of total factor productivity index (LnTFPI) showed that while its coefficient took a negative sign, the numerical value of labour productivity (LnNVA/L) coefficient has not improved.
The coefficient of the ECT of inflation variable carries the negative sign and statistically insignificant at 5 percent level with the speed of convergence to equilibrium of 2.
The size of that RDF also was found to be insignificant, although both of those variables did have the expected negative sign.
it] has a negative sign, which is the opposite sign previously hypothesized, and it is significant at the 10% level.
Note: A negative sign inside the parentheses of the square function reflects down in the same way as a negative sign outside of the parentheses.
The negative sign on the PVPA dummy provides some support for the argument that PVPA had a positive impact on diversity.
The last map was the one that most powerfully underwrote attention to subject matter as primary, doing so by its ability to place the iconography of advanced 19th century art under a negative sign.
Capital gains have a negative sign on the payments side of the accounts.
Therefore, the trend in the real 10-yr rate is a negative sign for future automotive spending.
which, because of the negative sign, is not a Dirac equation.
In a further negative sign for the export-reliant economy, the current account deficit widened to a record 1.