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Linear Structural Equation Models

Steffen Kühnel

in Research Strategies in the Social Sciences

Published in print July 1998 | ISBN: 9780198292371
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191600159 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198292376.003.0004
 Linear Structural Equation Models

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Extending the regression model to path analysis, in which all the variables are randomly distributed and treating the variances and co‐variances as exogenous variables. The worked example demonstrates the use of PRELIS, LISREL 8, and GLIM software, and how to interpret the resulting statistics.

Keywords: exogeneity; GLIM; hypothesis specification; hypothesis testing; linear regression; path analysis

Chapter.  5322 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Politics

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