Effect of single indicators on dependent variable

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simone
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Effect of single indicators on dependent variable

Post by simone » Wed Nov 08, 2017 1:50 pm

Hi,

is there any way to find out about the effect of a single indicator (belonging to a latent variable which consists of various indicators) on the dependent variable? Or is the analysis limited to interpreting the coefficients between the latent variable and the dependent variable?

Thanks a lot!

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Re: Effect of single indicators on dependent variable

Post by jmbecker » Wed Nov 08, 2017 4:02 pm

Particularly when you have a formative constructs, it makes sense to analyse the effect of single indicators on the dependent variable(s).
We provide these results (total effects of indicators) in the IPMA.
Dr. Jan-Michael Becker, University of Cologne, SmartPLS Developer
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