Papers comparing or discussing different methods of computing factor scores

Alwin, D. F. (1973). The use of factor analysis in the construction of linear composites in social research. Sociological Methods and Research, 2, 191-213.

Baggaley, A. & Cattell, R. B. (1956). A comparison of exact and approximate linear function estimates of oblique factor scores. The British Journal of Statistical Psychology, 9, 83-86.

Cotter, K. L, & Raju, N. S. (1982). An evaluation of formula-based population squared cross-validity estimates and factor score estimates in prediction. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 42, 493-519.

Drasgow, F., & Miller, H. E. (1982). Psychometric and substantive issues in scale construction and validation. Journal of Applied Psychology, 67, 268-279.\

Fava, J. L., & Velicer, W. F. (1992). An empirical comparison of factor, image, component, and scale scores. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 27, 301-322.

Glass, G. V., & Maguire, T. O. (1966). Abuses of factor scores. American Educational Research Journal, 3, 297-305.

Gorsuch, R. L. (1997). Exploratory factor analysis: Its role in item analysis. Journal of Personality Assessment, 68, 532-560.

Gorsuch, R. L. (1997). New procedures for extension analysis in exploratory factor analysis. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 57, 725-740.

Grice, J. W. (in press). A comparison of factor scores under conditions of factor obliquity. Psychological Methods.

Grice, J. W., & Harris, R. J. (1998). A comparison of regression and loading weights for the computation of factor scores.Multivariate Behavioral Research, 33, 221-247.

Guilford, J. P., & Michael, W. B. (1948). Approaches to univocal factor scores. Psychometrika, 13, 1-22.

Halperin, S. (1976). The incorrect measurement of components. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 36, 347-353.

Harris, C. W. (1967). On factors and factor scores. Psychometrika, 32, 363-379.

Harris, R. J. (1985b, November). Further features of a factor fable. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Multivariate Psychology, Berkeley, CA.

Horn, J. L. (1964). A note on the estimation of factor scores. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 24, 525-527.

Horn, J. L. (1965). An empirical comparison of methods for estimating factor scores. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 25, 213-322.

Horn, J. L., & Miller, W. C. (1966). Evidence on problems in estimating common factor scores. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 26, 617-622.

Lastovicka, J., & Thamodaran, K. (1991). Common factor score estimates in multiple regression problems. Journal of Marketing Research, 28, 105-112.

Laux, D. F., & Tucker, R. K. (1979). The effects of differentially computed factor scores on statistical decision. The Psychological Record, 29, 501-516.

McDonald, R. P., & Burr, E. J. (1967). A comparison of four methods of constructing factor scores. Psychometrika, 32, 381-401.

Morris, J. D. (1977). The superiority of factor scores as predictors. Journal of Experimental Education, 45, 41-44.

Morris, J. D. (1979). A comparison of regression prediction accuracy on several types of factor scores. American Educational Research Journal, 16, 17-24.

Morris, J. D.. (1980). The predictive accuracy of full-rank variables vs. various types of factor scores: Implications for test validation. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 40, 389-396.

Morris, J. D., & Guertin, W. H. (1977). The superiority of factor scores as predictors. Journal of Experimental Education, 45, 41-44.

Moseley, E. C., & Klett, C. J. (1964). An empirical comparison of factor scoring methods. Psychological Reports, 14, 179-184.

Saris, W. E., Pijper, M.,  & Mulder, J. (1978). Optimal procedures for estimation of factor scores. Sociological Methods & Research, 7, 85-106.

Schweiker, R. F. (1967). Factor score aren't sacred: Comments on "Abuses of factor scores". American Educational Research Journal, 4, 168-170.

Skrondal, A., & Laake, P. (in press). Regression among factor scores. Psychometrika.

Ten Berge, J., & Knol, D. (1985). Scale construction on the basis of components analysis: A comparison of three strategies.Multivariate Behavioral Research, 20, 45-55.

Trites, D. K., & Sells, S. B. (1955). A note on alternative methods for estimating factor scores. The Journal of Applied Psychology, 39, 455-456.

Tucker, L. R. (1971). Relations of factor score estimates to their use. Psychometrika, 36, 427-436.

Velicer, W. F. (1976). The relation between factor score estimates, image scores, and principal component scores.Educational and Psychological Measurement, 36, 149-159.

Wackwitz, J. H., & Horn, J. L. (1971). On obtaining the best estimates of factor scores within an ideal simple structure.Multivariate Behavioral Research, 6, 389-408.