When a statistical equation incorporates a multiplicative term in an
attempt to model interaction effects, the statistical significance of
the lower-order coefficients is largely useless for the typical
purposes of hypothesis testing. This fact remains largely unappreciated
in political science, however. This brief article explains this point,
provides examples, and offers some suggestions for more meaningful
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