Permutation test for group comparison in PLS-PATH Modeling


In the present paper we consider a group comparison in PLS-Path Modeling. The aim of this methodology is to verify whether significant differences between the two groups in terms of path coefficient exist. The method used to test such differences is the Permutation test, that is a test of randomization that provides a non- parameter option. Using real data, we show how the permutation procedure can be used to understand whether the two groups differ

DOI Code: 10.1285/i20705948v5n3p339

Keywords: Structural Equation Model, Group-Comparison, Permutation Procedure.


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