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 Jackie Kim posted on Friday, August 24, 2012 - 11:56 am
Hello,

I am working with a model that includes two formative indicators (B & L) that both predict another latent variable (C). I keep getting a "NO CONVERGENCE. NUMBER OF ITERATIONS EXCEEDED," message and no goodness of fit statistics. I tried to follow the model presented in Topic 1 slides, however I'm unsure if parts are incorrect.

Here is an image of the model.

So far I have the code written as:


Variables:
Names are ....
Usevariables group sec sem sph income time po in ch j u;
Missing are all (-9999);
Cluster = group;

Analysis:
Type = complex;

Model:
C BY sec@1 sph sem;
B BY;
B ON j@1 u;
B@0;
C ON B;
L BY;
L ON po@1 in ch ;
L@0;
C ON L;
C ON income;
income ON time

Model Indirect:
C IND B j;
C IND B u;
C IND L po;
C IND L in;
C IND L ch;
C IND L time;
C IND income time;

Output:
standardized sampstat;

Thank you for your help,
 Linda K. Muthen posted on Friday, August 24, 2012 - 2:31 pm
Please send the output and your license number to support@statmodel.com.
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