# An Ideal Measurement

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## Abstract

When one undertakes the measurement of a latent trait, what are the desirable properties one would like to have for the measures?

## Reference

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## Further Reading

- Bond TG, Fox CM (2007) Applying the Rasch model: fundamental measurement in the human sciences, 2nd edn. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Mahwah, NJGoogle Scholar
- Engelhard G (2013) Invariant measurement: using Rasch models in the social, behavioural, and health sciences. Routledge, New York, NYGoogle Scholar
- Wilson M (2005) Constructing measures: an item response modeling approach. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Mahwah, NJGoogle Scholar
- Wright BD, Masters GN (1982) Rating scale analysis. Mesa Press, ChicagoGoogle Scholar
- Wright BD, Stone MH (1999) Measurement essentials. Wide Range, Inc., Wilmington, DE. http://www.rasch.org/measess/me-all.pdf

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