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used in Freakonomics

8 uses
  • There is a strong correlation—a negative one—between adoption and school test scores.
    p. 173.5
  • We all learn to respond to incentives, negative and positive, from the outset of life.
    p. 16.7
  • Five of them have a strong positive correlation to the ultimate sale price, and five have a strong negative correlation.
    p. 71.5
  • Like the $3 fine for late-arriving parents at the Israeli day-care centers, the negative incentive of capital punishment simply isn't serious enough for a criminal to change his behavior.
    p. 123.7
  • There are even more correlations, positive and negative, that shore up the abortion-crime link.
    p. 141.9
  • Otherwise, Ezzo warns, sleep deprivation might "negatively impact an infant's developing central nervous system" and lead to learning disabilities.
    p. 148.3
  • Sunshine and rain, meanwhile, are negatively correlated.
    p. 163.5
  • According to the ECLS data, eight of the factors show a strong correlation—positive or negative—with test scores.
    p. 168.6

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