Issues of Validity and Logistic Regression: Statistical Models for Predicting Multipoint Competition in the U.S. Airline Industry

  • Faye I. Smith


The validity of one’s measures affects the quality of one’s results, and some of these validity issues are discussed as they are applied to an empirical investigation of multipoint competition. The project required logistic regression analyses, and this method is also presented. The validity and logistic regression issues are embedded in the process of creating, producing and publishing a major research project, including some of the setbacks and tradeoffs that influenced decisions during the life cycle of this study. I also address some of the theoritical issues pertaining to multipoint competition.


Customer Loyalty Entry Barrier Airline Industry Competitive Response Price Leadership 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Faye I. Smith
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  1. 1.Henry W. Bloch School of Business and Public AdministrationUniversity of MissouriKansas CityUSA

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