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CORRELATION COEFFICIENT

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French Equivalent: Coefficient de corrélation

Definition:
A correlation coefficient is a measure of the degree to which two variables tend to move together. The coefficient has a value between plus and minus 1, which indicates the strength and direction of association.

Source Publication:
The OECD Economic Outlook: Sources and Methods.

Hyperlink:
http://www.oecd.org/eco/outlook/sources-and-methods.htm

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Friday, March 28, 2014