Assessment and validation in quantile composite-based path modeling. (English) Zbl 1366.62155

Abdi, Hervé (ed.) et al., The multiple facets of partial least squares methods. PLS, Paris, France, May 26–28, 2014. Cham: Springer (ISBN 978-3-319-40641-1/hbk; 978-3-319-40643-5/ebook). Springer Proceedings in Mathematics & Statistics 173, 169-185 (2016).
Summary: The paper aims to introduce assessment and validation measures in Quantile Composite-based Path modeling. A quantile approach in the Partial Least Squares path modeling framework overcomes the classical exploration of average effects and highlights how and if the relationships among observed and unobserved variables change according to the explored quantile of interest. A final evaluation of the quality of the obtained results both from a descriptive (assessment) and inferential (validation) point of view is needed. The functioning of the proposed method is shown through a real data application in the area of the American Customer Satisfaction Index.
For the entire collection see [Zbl 1356.62003].


62J99 Linear inference, regression
62J05 Linear regression; mixed models
62P20 Applications of statistics to economics


Stata; bootstrap; iqreg
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