Metrika

, Volume 26, Issue 1, pp 215–217 | Cite as

A note on the multiple indicator-multiple cause model with several latent variables

  • B. Abraham
  • J. Ledolter
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Abstract

Jöreskog/Goldberger [1975] use a maximum likelihood procedure to estimate the parameters of a model in which one observes multiple indicators and multiple causes of a single latent variable. This note extends their analysis to cover the case of several latent variables.

Keywords

Stochastic Process Latent Variable Probability Theory Economic Theory Multiple Indicator 

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References

  1. Jöreskog, K.G.: A General Method for Analysis of Covariance Structures. Biometrika57, 1970, 231–251.Google Scholar
  2. Jöreskog, K.G., andA.S. Goldberger: Estimation of a Model with Multiple Indicators and Multiple Causes of a Single Latent Variable. Journal of the American Statistical Association70, 1975, 631–639.Google Scholar
  3. Lawley, D.N., andE.E. Maxwell: Factor Analysis as a Statistical Method. New York 1971.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Physica-Verlag Rudolf Liebing KG 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Abraham
    • 1
  • J. Ledolter
    • 2
  1. 1.University of WaterlooWaterlooCanada
  2. 2.University of IowaIowa CityUSA

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