K A Bollen

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Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Model-Implied Instrumental Variable-Generalized Method of Moments (MIIV-GMM) Estimators for Latent Variable Models
    Kenneth A Bollen
    Department of Sociology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 3210 Hamilton, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599 3210, USA
    Psychometrika 79:20-50. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Are gestational age, birth weight, and birth length indicators of favorable fetal growth conditions? A structural equation analysis of Filipino infants
    Kenneth A Bollen
    Department of Sociology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Stat Med 32:2950-61. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint A tetrad test for causal indicators
    K A Bollen
    Department of Sociology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 27599 3210, USA
    Psychol Methods 5:3-22. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Latent variables in psychology and the social sciences
    Kenneth A Bollen
    Odum Institute for Research in Social Science, CB 3210 Hamilton
    Annu Rev Psychol 53:605-34. 2002
  5. pmc Three Cs in measurement models: causal indicators, composite indicators, and covariates
    Kenneth A Bollen
    Department of Sociology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3210, USA
    Psychol Methods 16:265-84. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Interpretational confounding is due to misspecification, not to type of indicator: comment on Howell, Breivik, and Wilcox (2007)
    Kenneth A Bollen
    Department of Sociology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3210, USA
    Psychol Methods 12:219-28; discussion 238-45. 2007
  7. pmc Structural equation models and the quantification of behavior
    Kenneth A Bollen
    Department of Sociology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:15639-46. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Practical application of the vanishing tetrad test for causal indicator measurement models: an example from health-related quality of life
    Kenneth A Bollen
    Department of Sociology, University of North Carolina, CB 3210 Hamilton Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3210, USA
    Stat Med 28:1524-36. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Quality, accessibility, and contraceptive use in rural Tanzania
    T A Mroz
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 27516 3997, USA
    Demography 36:23-40. 1999
  10. pmc A structural equation model of the developmental origins of blood pressure
    D L Dahly
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 38:538-48. 2009

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  1. doi request reprint Model-Implied Instrumental Variable-Generalized Method of Moments (MIIV-GMM) Estimators for Latent Variable Models
    Kenneth A Bollen
    Department of Sociology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 3210 Hamilton, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599 3210, USA
    Psychometrika 79:20-50. 2014
    ..An empirical example illustrates MIIV-GMM estimators. Two simulation studies explore their finite sample properties and find that they perform well across a range of sample sizes. ..
  2. doi request reprint Are gestational age, birth weight, and birth length indicators of favorable fetal growth conditions? A structural equation analysis of Filipino infants
    Kenneth A Bollen
    Department of Sociology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Stat Med 32:2950-61. 2013
    ..Effects of maternal characteristics on newborn weight, length, and gestational age were largely indirect, operating through FFGC...
  3. ncbi request reprint A tetrad test for causal indicators
    K A Bollen
    Department of Sociology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 27599 3210, USA
    Psychol Methods 5:3-22. 2000
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  4. ncbi request reprint Latent variables in psychology and the social sciences
    Kenneth A Bollen
    Odum Institute for Research in Social Science, CB 3210 Hamilton
    Annu Rev Psychol 53:605-34. 2002
    ..It concludes with an evaluation of the different definitions of latent variables and their properties...
  5. pmc Three Cs in measurement models: causal indicators, composite indicators, and covariates
    Kenneth A Bollen
    Department of Sociology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3210, USA
    Psychol Methods 16:265-84. 2011
    ..A running empirical example on self-perceived health illustrates our major points...
  6. ncbi request reprint Interpretational confounding is due to misspecification, not to type of indicator: comment on Howell, Breivik, and Wilcox (2007)
    Kenneth A Bollen
    Department of Sociology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3210, USA
    Psychol Methods 12:219-28; discussion 238-45. 2007
    ..It is the validity of a model not the type of indicator that determines the potential for interpretational confounding...
  7. pmc Structural equation models and the quantification of behavior
    Kenneth A Bollen
    Department of Sociology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:15639-46. 2011
    ..We suggest that the general nature of the model is capable of handling a variety of problems in the quantification of behavior, where the researcher has sufficient knowledge to formulate hypotheses...
  8. doi request reprint Practical application of the vanishing tetrad test for causal indicator measurement models: an example from health-related quality of life
    Kenneth A Bollen
    Department of Sociology, University of North Carolina, CB 3210 Hamilton Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3210, USA
    Stat Med 28:1524-36. 2009
    ..We illustrated the VTT by looking at multiple items from a health related quality of life instrument that seem more likely to cause the latent variable rather than the other way around...
  9. ncbi request reprint Quality, accessibility, and contraceptive use in rural Tanzania
    T A Mroz
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 27516 3997, USA
    Demography 36:23-40. 1999
    ..Future research that uncovers the determinants of perceptions of both community-level and individual-level quality could provide key insights for developing effective and efficient family planning programs...
  10. pmc A structural equation model of the developmental origins of blood pressure
    D L Dahly
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 38:538-48. 2009
    ..Birth-size is a problematic proxy for the fetal environment, and regression models testing for associations between birth-size and blood pressure have been criticized...
  11. ncbi request reprint Socio-economic status, permanent income, and fertility: a latent-variable approach
    Kenneth A Bollen
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Popul Stud (Camb) 61:15-34. 2007
    ..The results have implications beyond this specific dependent variable, providing evidence on the sensitivity of microanalyses to the treatment of long-term economic status...
  12. ncbi request reprint The role of coding time in estimating and interpreting growth curve models
    Jeremy C Biesanz
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1202 West Johnson Street, Madison, WI 53706 1696, USA
    Psychol Methods 9:30-52. 2004
    ..Recommendations include coding time to produce readily interpretable estimates and graphing lower order effects across time with appropriate confidence intervals to help illustrate and understand the growth process...