Latent Constructs or Simply Descriptive Measures? Index Based Measurement and Applications

Thursday, July 17, 2014: 8:30 AM-10:20 AM
Room: 416
RC33 Logic and Methodology in Sociology (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizers:
Peter GRAEFF, Christian-Albrechts University Kiel, Germany and Robert NEUMANN, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany
The Indicator of External Validity As Aggregate Criterion Quality of Survey (Oral Presentation)
Andrei VEIKHER, National Research University,, Russia

Using Canonical Correlation for Index Construction with Aggregated Data (Oral Presentation)
Saskia Maria FUCHS, Kiel University, Germany; Peter GRAEFF, Christian-Albrechts University Kiel, Germany

The Consequences of Ignoring Measurement and Aggregation Error in Random-Effects Age, Period, and Cohort Analysis (Oral Presentation)
Dominik BECKER, Technical University of Dortmund, Germany; Simon FRANZMANN, Heinrich-Heine-University of Düsseldorf, Germany; Jörg HAGENAH, University of Cologne, Germany