Identifying monotonic and non-monotonic relationships

Shlomo Yitzhaki, Edna Schechtman

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We suggest graphical tools that indicate whether the relationship between variables in regression is monotonic. If not, the tools identify sections with different signs and inform on possibilities and types of monotonic transformations that can change the sign of the coefficient.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)23-25
Number of pages3
JournalEconomics Letters
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1 Jul 2012


  • Gini
  • OLS
  • Regression
  • Transformation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Finance
  • Economics and Econometrics


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