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Structural Equation Models and Its Application

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Statistics, University of Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtokhawa, PAKISTAN
  • 2Department of Mathematics, Islamia College University, Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtokhawa, PAKISTAN

Res. J. Recent Sci., Volume 3, Issue (1), Pages 57-63, January,2 (2014)


This study describe the general aspects of the Structural Equation Models as well as some extensions which have been proposed; these extensions looking for relax the underlying assumptions and generalize the technique. Then, based on a simplified model we consider the three stages to make an application; after we present path analysis which is a way to analyse Structural Equations Models and a special case called Confirmatory Factor Analysis. Finally we make an application based on the study monitoring the Future as an example of Confirmatory Factor Analysis.


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