SMR 39.1 TOC

August 12, 2010

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Mixture Models for Ordinal Data

August 12, 2010

ResearchBlogging.org Richard Breen and Ruud Luijkx, Mixture Models for Ordinal DataSociological Methods & Research 2010 39: 3-24.

Cumulative probability models are widely used for the analysis of ordinal data. In this article the authors propose cumulative probability mixture models that allow the assumptions of the cumulative probability model Read the rest of this entry »


Analysis of a Two-Level Structural Equation Model With Missing Data

August 12, 2010

Wai-Yin Poon and Hai-Bin Wang, Analysis of a Two-Level Structural Equation Model With Missing Data, Sociological Methods & Research 2010 39: 25-55.

Structural equation models are widely used to model relationships among latent unobservable constructs and observable variables. In some studies, the data set used for analysis is comprised of observations that are drawn Read the rest of this entry »


Cross-Survey Analysis to Estimate Low-Incidence Religious Groups

August 12, 2010

Elizabeth Tighe, David Livert, Melissa Barnett, and Leonard Saxe, Cross-Survey Analysis to Estimate Low-Incidence Religious Groups, Sociological Methods & Research 2010 39: 56-82.

Population-based surveys are of limited utility to estimate rare or low-incidence groups, particularly for those defined by religion or ethnicity not included in the U.S. Census. Methods of cross-survey analysis Read the rest of this entry »

Fitting Log-Linear Models to Contingency Tables From Surveys With Complex Sampling Designs: An Investigation of the Clogg-Eliason Approach

August 12, 2010
Chris Skinner and Louis-André Vallet, Fitting Log-Linear Models to Contingency Tables From Surveys With Complex Sampling Designs: An Investigation of the Clogg-Eliason Approach, Sociological Methods & Research 2010 39: 83-108.
Clogg and Eliason (1987) proposed a simple method for taking account of survey weights when fitting log-linear models to contingency tables. This article investigates the properties of this method. Read the rest of this entry »