In this week’s episode Patrick and Greg talk about partial least squares, a technique that resembles structural equation modeling but with a lot of flexibility, including but not limited to its ability to accommodate both reflective and formative constructs. Along the way they also mention dark Red Bubble, Sheeps Kin, snorting SEM, the Coors Light beer bong, Hotelling’s ghost, Larry the Cable Guy, the Marvel Metaverse, the Evil Eye, Badluck Schleprock, fika, Abba, and pieces left on the table.
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S4E01 Ordinary Least Squares: Back Where It All Began
S4E02 Underachievers, Overachievers, & Maximum Likelihood Estimation
S4E03 Two-Stage Least Squares Strikes Back
S2E18 Regression — Like That Old High School Friend You’ve Outgrown
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