Item Parceling: A Technique to Reduce Model Complexity and Sample Size Requirement in SEM

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In this video (link:, I explain ‘Item Parceling’.

Item parceling is a very easy yet powerful technique to reduce the complexity of our structural models, reduce the data size requirement and improve the fit of the models.

I explain how parcels can be developed from raw data and how you can use them in measurement as well structural models while performing analysis of your data and the hypothesized models.

The files (papers, excel file) discussed in this video can be downloaded from this link:

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