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In a variety of contexts, exogeny or exogeneity (from Greek exo, meaning 'outside', and gignomai, meaning 'to produce') is the fact of an action or object originating externally. It contrasts with endogeny or endogeneity, the fact of being influenced within a system.


  1. ^ Wooldridge, Jeffrey M. (2009). Introductory Econometrics: A Modern Approach (Fourth ed.). Mason: South-Western. p. 49. ISBN 978-0-324-66054-8.
  2. ^ Posner, M. I. (1980). "Orienting of Attention". Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. 32: 3–25.

External linksEdit

  •   The dictionary definition of exogeny at Wiktionary