Models as Instruments, With Applications to Moment Structure Analysis

  • Jan De Leeuw
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Statistics book series (LNS, volume 120)


The paper discusses some very general model to evaluate the quality of estimates, and of models that these estimates are based on. Methods are based on a simple geometrical argument, and on expansions of the loss functions around the estimate, the target, and the replication. We give both delta-method and Jackknife computational procedures to estimate the relevant quantities.


Loss Function Specification Error Sample Moment Absolute Moment Multivariate Behavioral Research 
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