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Key readings covered in these lectures

ABELL, N., D. W. SPRINGER and A. KAMATA (2009) Developing and
validating rapid assessment instruments, New York ; Oxford, Oxford
University Press.

Brown, T. A. (2006) Confirmatory factor analysis for applied research,
New York, NY ; London, New York, NY ; London : Guilford Press.
(Chapter 2: The common Factor Model and Exploratory Factor Analysis)

CHIAPPERO-MARTINETTI, E. and J. M. ROCHE (2009) “Operationalization of
the capability approach, from theory to practice: a review of
techniques and empirical applications” in CHIAPPERO-MARTINETTI, E.
(Ed.) Debating Global Society: Reach and Limits of the Capability
Approach. Milan, Fondazione Feltrinelli.

Gallo, Cesar and J.M. Roche (2011) ‘Multidimensional Poverty in
Venezuela during 1997 – 2010: A proposal of a national adapted measure
for monitoring purposes’ in Serie Documentos de Trabajo, Banco Central
de Venezuela.

HAMILTON, L. C. (2009) Statistics with Stata : updated for version 10,
Belmont, CA, Brooks/Cole. (Chapter 12: Principal Components, Factor,
and Cluster Analysis)

HEATH, A. and J. MARTIN (1997) Chapter 3: Why Are There so Few Formal
Measuring Instruments in Social and Political Research? IN LYBERG, L.
(Ed.) Survey measurement and process quality. New York ; Chichester,

Klasen, S. (2000). Measuring Poverty and Deprivation in South Africa.
Review of Income and Wealth. Vol. 46, pp. 33-58.

Roche, J.M. (2008). Monitoring Inequality among Social Groups: A
Methodology Combining Fuzzy Set Theory and Principal Component
Analysis. Journal of Human Development. Vol. 9 (3)

Rutstein, S. and K. Johnson, 2004. The DHS Wealth Index, DHS
Comparative Reports No. 6, Calverton, MD: ORC Macro.

Reading List on Factor Analysis

Reading List on Scale Validation