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Tackling measurement problems with Item Response Theory: Principles, characteristics, and assessment, with an illustrative example

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  • Singh, Jagdip
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Business Research.

    Volume (Year): 57 (2004)
    Issue (Month): 2 (February)
    Pages: 184-208

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    1. Gerhard Fischer, 1995. "Some neglected problems in IRT," Psychometrika, Springer, vol. 60(4), pages 459-487, December.
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    1. Salzberger, Thomas & Newton, Fiona J. & Ewing, Michael T., 2014. "Detecting gender item bias and differential manifest response behavior: A Rasch-based solution," Journal of Business Research, Elsevier, vol. 67(4), pages 598-607.
    2. Silvana Bortolotti & Rafael Tezza & Dalton Andrade & Antonio Bornia & Afonso Sousa JĂșnior, 2013. "Relevance and advantages of using the item response theory," Quality & Quantity: International Journal of Methodology, Springer, vol. 47(4), pages 2341-2360, June.
    3. Salzberger, Thomas & Koller, Monika, 2013. "Towards a new paradigm of measurement in marketing," Journal of Business Research, Elsevier, vol. 66(9), pages 1307-1317.

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