Suggested Textbooks on Structural Equation Modeling Text Books


Kline, R.B. (2004). Principles and Practice of Structural Equation Modeling (2nd ed.). New York: Guilford Press.

Joreskog, K. G. and Sorbom, D. (1979). Advances in Factor Analysis and Structural Equation Models. Cambridge, MA: Abt Books. (Excellent republication of Karl Joreskog's seminal journal articles. Not sure that this volume is still available in print, though)

Advanced but readable

Bollen, K.A. (1989) Structural Equations with Latent variables. New York: Wiley

Kaplan, D. (2000) Structural Equation Modeling:  Foundations and Extensions.  Newbury Park, CA:  Sage Publications.

New directions, but somewhat technical in style

Skrondal, A. and Rabe-Hesketh, S. (2004). Generalized Latent Variable Modeling: Multilevel, Longitudinal and Structural Equation Models. Boca Raton, FL: Chapman & Hall/CRC.

Lee, S.-Y. (2007) Structural Equation Modeling: A Bayesian Approach. New York: Wiley

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