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SORTL: Stata module to sort factor loadings or rotated matrix from PCA or factor


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  • Dirk Enzmann

    (University of Hamburg)

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    To make an interpretation of a factor solution easier, sortl sorts the rotated loadings (pattern matrix) or rotated components stored by rotate into the matrix e(r_L). It also sorts the matrix e(Psi) of the unique or unexplained variances created by factor or by pca into the same order.

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    Software component provided by Boston College Department of Economics in its series Statistical Software Components with number S457098.

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    Programming language: Stata
    Requires: Stata version 9
    Date of creation: 20 Nov 2009
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    Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s457098

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    Keywords: factor loadings; factor; pca; rotate;


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