Key readings covered in these lectures
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
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,
Rutstein, S. and K. Johnson, 2004. The DHS Wealth Index, DHS
Comparative Reports No. 6, Calverton, MD: ORC Macro.
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