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### How to “regress out” some variables? [duplicate]

I have been hearing about this term "regress out the variable" all the time and understand that it roughly means that you exclude the effects by that variable. But how does one mathematically do this? ...
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I am working towards completing my undergrad honours thesis and I am in the process of analyzing and writing up my discussion section that is dealing with some form of multiple regression (can't ...
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I've been trying to understand what means "statistically adjusted" when comparing two variables. For example, when computing the odds ratio for a death after surgery in two hospitals, we compute the ...
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### Confusion regarding “regression by successive orthogonalization” [duplicate]

In trying to answer a question here on Cross Validated, I was re-reading Section 3.2.3, specifically Algorithm 3.1 from Elements of Statistical Learning. What I followed from this is that, given a ...
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### Frisch-Waugh-Lovell Theorem: Partialing out a set of regressors [duplicate]

I am trying to understand the result of the Frisch-Waugh-Lovell Theorem that we can partial out a set out regressors. The model I am looking at is $y=X_1\beta_1 + X_2\beta_2 +u$ So the first step ...
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### Regression anatomy: can a multivariate model with K independent variables be broken down into K bivariate models? [duplicate]

Valerio Filoso (2013) writes: Most econometrics textbooks limit themselves to providing the formula for the $\beta$ vector of the type $$\beta = (X′X)^{-1} X'Y.$$ Although compact and ...