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On the relationship between the higher-order factor model and the hierarchical factor model


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  • Yiu-Fai Yung
  • David Thissen
  • Lori McLeod
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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Psychometrika.

    Volume (Year): 64 (1999)
    Issue (Month): 2 (June)
    Pages: 113-128

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    Handle: RePEc:spr:psycho:v:64:y:1999:i:2:p:113-128

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    Keywords: factor analysis; higher-order factor models; hierarchical factor models; bi-factor solutions; general factor; model equivalence;


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    1. Karl Holzinger & Frances Swineford, 1937. "The Bi-factor method," Psychometrika, Springer, vol. 2(1), pages 41-54, March.
    2. Ledyard Tucker, 1940. "The role of correlated factors in factor analysis," Psychometrika, Springer, vol. 5(2), pages 141-152, June.
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    1. Leigh McAlister & Garrett Sonnier & Tom Shively, 2012. "The relationship between online chatter and firm value," Marketing Letters, Springer, vol. 23(1), pages 1-12, March.
    2. Robert Jennrich & Peter Bentler, 2011. "Exploratory Bi-Factor Analysis," Psychometrika, Springer, vol. 76(4), pages 537-549, October.
    3. Kano, Yutaka & Takai, Keiji, 2011. "Analysis of NMAR missing data without specifying missing-data mechanisms in a linear latent variate model," Journal of Multivariate Analysis, Elsevier, vol. 102(9), pages 1241-1255, October.
    4. Li Cai, 2010. "A Two-Tier Full-Information Item Factor Analysis Model with Applications," Psychometrika, Springer, vol. 75(4), pages 581-612, December.


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