Path coefficient over 1 in standardized data

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delmongu
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Path coefficient over 1 in standardized data

Post by delmongu » Tue May 14, 2019 6:22 am

I'm doing research with pls-sem now.

My model has 3 latent variable and each latent variable has manifest variable for 2, 6, 1.
Model well indicates latent variables but the problem exist between latent variables.

One of the latent variable has path coefficient over 1 (1.031) which cannot be happen in normal situation. I checked several topics related this problem
but I can't get an answer. I try to calculate with non-standardized data but still there is a path coefficient over 1.

I tried to add more manifest variables to each latent structure but still the result is same. I wonder why this kinds of problem happens

jmbecker
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Re: Path coefficient over 1 in standardized data

Post by jmbecker » Mon May 20, 2019 3:13 pm

Please use the search function. You may find for example the following discussion that may answer your question:
viewtopic.php?f=12&t=19004&p=30439
Dr. Jan-Michael Becker, University of Cologne, SmartPLS Developer
Researchgate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Ja ... v=hdr_xprf
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