Francis, Brian and Dittrich, Regina and Hatzinger, Reinhold (2012) Latent class mixed effects models for partially ranked preferences:examining changes in postmaterialism over time. Quaderni di Statistica, 14. pp. 109-112. ISSN 1594-3739Full text not available from this repository.
This paper discusses the use of mixture models to allow for a random effects structure in the analysis of partially ranked data. Partially ranked data occur in sample surveys, where respondents are invited to choose the preferred and second most preferred (or the most preferred and least preferred) out of a larger set of items. We adopt an paired comparison approach used by Dittrich et al (2007) which treats partially ranked data as originating from underlying Likert scales. The work is motivated by two questions on (post)materialism in consecutive sweeps of the British Household Panel Survey. As part of the survey, respondents were asked to choose the most preferred and the next most preferred out of a set of four items representing preferred priorities for government.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Quaderni di Statistica|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Nonparametric maximum likelihood ; Latent class analysis ; Paired comparisons.|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QA Mathematics|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > Mathematics and Statistics|
|Deposited On:||23 May 2012 11:25|
|Last Modified:||26 Jul 2012 20:26|
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