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Donna Harrington

in Confirmatory Factor Analysis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195339888
eISBN:
9780199863662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195339888.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter discusses the information that should be included when presenting CFA results, including model specification, input data, model estimation, model evaluation, and substantive conclusions. ... More


Periodic Time Series Models

Philip Hans Franses and Richard Paap

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199242023
eISBN:
9780191601286
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924202X.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This book considers periodic time series models for seasonal data, characterized by parameters that differ across the seasons, and focuses on their usefulness for out-of-sample forecasting. Providing ... More


Confirmatory Factor Analysis

Donna Harrington

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195339888
eISBN:
9780199863662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195339888.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Measures that are reliable, valid, and can be used across diverse populations are vital to social work research, but the development of new measures is an expensive and time-consuming process. An ... More


Predictive Failure and Econometric Modelling in Macroeconomics: The Transactions Demand for Money

David F. Hendry

in Econometrics: Alchemy or Science?: Essays in Econometric Methodology

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293545
eISBN:
9780191596391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293542.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This tests the DHSY approach in another subject‐matter area (money demand) to investigate its ability to produce improved models and to encompass previous findings. ‘Simple‐to‐general’ modelling ... More


Building nonlinear models

Timo Teräsvirta, Dag Tjøstheim, and W. J. Granger

in Modelling Nonlinear Economic Time Series

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199587148
eISBN:
9780191595387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587148.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The topic of this chapter is nonlinear model building. Building non‐parametric models is considered first, followed by building various types of parametric nonlinear models. The latter include smooth ... More


Transparent Parametrizations of Models for Potential Outcomes

Thomas S. Richardson, Robin J. Evans, and James M. Robins

in Bayesian Statistics 9

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199694587
eISBN:
9780191731921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694587.003.0019
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

We consider causal models involving three binary variables: a randomized assignment Z, an exposure measure X, and a final response Y. We focus particular attention on the situation in which there may ... More


Testing Dynamic Specification in Small Simultaneous Systems: An Application to a Model of Building Society Behaviour in the United Kingdom

David F. Hendry and Gordon J. Anderson

in Econometrics: Alchemy or Science?: Essays in Econometric Methodology

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293545
eISBN:
9780191596391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293542.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The approach evaluated here is that of simplifying an initial general system, which accounts for mis‐specifications in previous empirical models as predicted by the economic theory—a variant of ... More


Writing Bayesian Models

N. Thompson Hobbs and Mevin B. Hooten

in Bayesian Models: A Statistical Primer for Ecologists

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159287
eISBN:
9781400866557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159287.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter offers a general set of steps for writing models to assist the researcher in formulating their own approach to the Bayesian model. The crucial skill of specifying models is often ... More


Univariate periodic time series models

Philip Hans Franses and Richard Paap

in Periodic Time Series Models

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199242023
eISBN:
9780191601286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924202X.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

In Chapter 3 we outline the basics of periodic models for univariate time series data. We abstain from a discussion of trending data, and assume there are no stochastic trends. We consider two types ... More


Creating a Confirmatory Factor Analysis Model

Donna Harrington

in Confirmatory Factor Analysis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195339888
eISBN:
9780199863662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195339888.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter focuses on creating and specifying a confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) model, beginning with the role of theory and prior research in CFA. It includes a detailed discussion of CFA model ... More


Consistent Testing of Functional Form in Time Series Models

James Davidson and Andreea G. Halunga

in Essays in Nonlinear Time Series Econometrics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199679959
eISBN:
9780191760136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679959.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

We develop a consistent procedure for testing the adequacy of parametric time series models. The approach is to extend Herman Bierens’s idea of examining the covariances between regression residuals ... More


Assumptions

Christine DeMars

in Item Response Theory

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195377033
eISBN:
9780199847341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377033.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter offers an in-depth discussion of the three statistical assumptions of item response theory (IRT), namely unidimensionality, local independence, and correct model specification. Each of ... More


Modeling the Energetic Particles of the Inner Magnetosphere

S. Bourdarie, V. K. Jordanova, M. Liemohn, and T. P. O’Brien

in Waves, Particles, and Storms in Geospace: A Complex Interplay

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198705246
eISBN:
9780191774416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705246.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

To model the energetic charged particle of the inner magnetosphere, several possibilities are available depending on particle properties (trapped or untrapped). The global modeling of particle ... More


Regression Diagnostics and Sensitivity Analysis

Quan Li

in Using R for Data Analysis in Social Sciences: A Research Project-Oriented Approach

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190656218
eISBN:
9780190656256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190656218.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter shows why the Gauss-Markov assumptions are important in ordinary least squares (OLS) regression, how to diagnose assumption violations in OLS regression, and how to conduct sensitivity ... More


Discovering How Brains Do Things

Stephen José Hanson and Clark Glymour

in Foundational Issues in Human Brain Mapping

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014021
eISBN:
9780262265850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014021.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This chapter provides a detailed discussion on the use of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) in understanding brain structure and neural activity. It provides information on various related ... More


Policy Context: Test Scores and Life Chances

Charles C. Ragin and Peer C. Fiss

in Intersectional Inequality: Race, Class, Test Scores, and Poverty

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226414379
eISBN:
9780226414546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226414546.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Methodology and Statistics

Chapter 2 reviews the Bell Curve debate, focusing on the controversy regarding the impact of test scores on life chances. We focus especially on the competing statistical models and insights offered ... More


Explaining Poverty: The Key Causal Conditions

Charles C. Ragin and Peer C. Fiss

in Intersectional Inequality: Race, Class, Test Scores, and Poverty

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226414379
eISBN:
9780226414546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226414546.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Methodology and Statistics

Chapter 3 reproduces and evaluates the results of Fischer et al.’s analysis of the NLSY data. After replicating their results, we examine their model’s predictive power—how well it assigns cases to ... More


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