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Do we need more AHP/ANP studies?

Enrique Mu


Recently, a paper submitted to a major journal was rejected by the editor with the indication that the AHP method was very well known so “another AHP study” was not needed for the time being.  Being a scholar publishing also in areas beyond AHP/ANP, I was quite surprised by the argument. I have never seen a paper being rejected with the argument that “Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) is a well known method so we do not need “another SEM study.”

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