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the relation between causes and effects

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Causal relationships in the strategic realm can be incredibly complex.
Granger causality testing can be used as an effective tool to identify causal relationships between variables which represent different instruments and objectives of the monetarist transmission.
Holmlund, Lindahl, and Plug suggest further research be conducted about causal relationships in order for positive changes to be made in future educational and labor market outcomes.
For example, according to a study in which were used as indicators: the energy consumption and GDP, it appeared that in Argentina a bidirectional causal relationship has been discovered; in Italy and Korea, the relationship starts from GDP to energy consumption, but not vice versa, and in Turkey, France, Germany and Japan, causality is based on energy consumption to GDP, but not vice versa (Soytas & Sari, 2003).
Also, it was possible to identify causal relationships that affect the occurrence or development of the phenomenon studied.
The research team also found modest relationships supporting a causal relationship between intake of several other foods and vitamins and heart disease risk, including fish, omega-3 fatty acids from marine sources, folate, whole grains, alcohol, fruits, fibre and dietary vitamins E and C and beta carotene.
Dubner, because it questions things like causal relationships that most of us take for granted.
The National Panel is an independent body that strives to provide comprehensive and unbiased reviews and analyses, and which applies rigorous, systematic, and transparent research review methods in order to evaluate the scientific evidence for causal relationships between interventions and outcomes.
2004) appropriately acknowledged that their study was a hypothesis-generating study and they did not attempt to draw conclusions about causal relationships.
Although no causal relationships were assessed to determine if females reported higher levels of burnout, this finding is supported by past literature that stated that more females than males work in the field of education.
Recent developments in technology, methodology, and collaborative research have clearly advanced the ability to determine causal relationships.
The authors conclude that causal relationships are not universal and, in particular, in some countries a bidirectional causal impact prevails, contradicting the general notion that the causal link is unidirectional.
As illustrated in Exhibit 1, the theory proposes that direct causal relationships exist between a fund's current relative performance and historical performance rankings as represented by the relative performance of a fund for the period being evaluated (CURRENT PER) and the relative performance of a fund for three years (RANK03) and five years (RANK05) prior to the year being evaluated.
In contrast, it appears the right hemisphere is poor at making inferences and seeing causal relationships on its own.
Fine control over the graphical presentation of multi-attribute data points, reference values and regions, and layout enable analysts to detect important patterns and trends, interpret their significance, and discover causal relationships.