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Regression

  • By: Saundra K. Schneider & William G. Jacoby
  • In: International Encyclopedia of Political Science
  • Edited by: Bertrand Badie, Dirk Berg-Schlosser & Leonardo Morlino
  • Subject:Political Science (general), General Politics & International Relations

Regression analysis is, by far, the most commonly used statistical technique in political science. While regression analysis can be defined in many different ways, it is a tool for describing the relationships among variables. Regression is generally used for two complementary ...

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