Practical Issues in Structural Modeling

  title={Practical Issues in Structural Modeling},
  author={Peter M. Bentler and Chih-Ping Chou},
  journal={Sociological Methods \& Research},
  pages={117 - 78}
Practical problems that are frequently encountered in applications of covariance structure analysis are discussed and solutions are suggested. Conceptual, statistical, and practical requirements for structural modeling are reviewed to indicate how basic assumptions might be violated. Problems associated with estimation, results, and model fit are also mentioned. Various issues in each area are raised, and possible solutions are provided to encourage more appropriate and successful applications… 

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