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Re: st: Questions Regarding Structural Equation Model (SEM)


From   Yuval Arbel <yuval.arbel@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Questions Regarding Structural Equation Model (SEM)
Date   Thu, 1 Nov 2012 06:55:42 +0200

William, unfortunately I don't have stata 12. However, my question is
conceptual. Previous stata versions had the possibility to estimate
system of equations using, for example, -reg3-. The question is what
is the supplements in
-sem-. The broader question will therefore be whether the terms
"Structural Equation Model" and "System of Structural Equations" are
identical

On Thu, Nov 1, 2012 at 6:38 AM, William Buchanan
<william@williambuchanan.net> wrote:
> Hi Yuval,
>
> Prior to Stata 12 there wasn't any native SEM functionality. If you look at [SEM] on the online help or the documentation itself you can find additional details regarding what you might be looking for.
>
> HTH,
> Billy
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> On Oct 31, 2012, at 21:29, Yuval Arbel <yuval.arbel@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> William, thanks for the quick answer. Is there any related material in
>> stata journal? what are the supplements (if any) of the -sem- commands
>> with respect to previous versions?
>>
>> On Thu, Nov 1, 2012 at 6:21 AM, William Buchanan
>> <william@williambuchanan.net> wrote:
>>> Hi Yuval,
>>>
>>> The -sem- command was introduced in Stata 12. You can find user written packages that can fit measurement models, path analysis models, and -gllamm- is incredibly flexible.
>>>
>>> HTH,
>>> Billy
>>>
>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>>
>>> On Oct 31, 2012, at 21:08, Yuval Arbel <yuval.arbel@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Dear Statalisters,
>>>>
>>>> Can anyone address me to a relevant stata material regarding
>>>> structural equation models?
>>>>
>>>> From my previous knowledge,, structural equations are the original
>>>> equations in a system. Is there more to it?
>>>>
>>>> I'm working with stata 11.2. Interestingly, I cannot find or install
>>>> the -sem- command. On the other hand, I can install other related
>>>> commands,
>>>> such as, -lmasem-. Is there any particular reason for this?
>>>>
>>>> Needless to say that any assistance will be greatly appreciated
>>>> --
>>>> Dr. Yuval Arbel
>>>> School of Business
>>>> Carmel Academic Center
>>>> 4 Shaar Palmer Street,
>>>> Haifa 33031, Israel
>>>> e-mail1: yuval.arbel@carmel.ac.il
>>>> e-mail2: yuval.arbel@gmail.com
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>>
>>
>> --
>> Dr. Yuval Arbel
>> School of Business
>> Carmel Academic Center
>> 4 Shaar Palmer Street,
>> Haifa 33031, Israel
>> e-mail1: yuval.arbel@carmel.ac.il
>> e-mail2: yuval.arbel@gmail.com
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-- 
Dr. Yuval Arbel
School of Business
Carmel Academic Center
4 Shaar Palmer Street,
Haifa 33031, Israel
e-mail1: yuval.arbel@carmel.ac.il
e-mail2: yuval.arbel@gmail.com
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