Multilevel modelling of complex survey data

Authors
Goldstein, H
Year
1991
Journal
The Statistician, 16:2, 89-91
DOI
10.1111/j.1467-985X.2006.00426.x
Abstract

Multilevel models used to assess and compare school effectiveness, particularly their application to multivariate data, are critiqued. Problems associated with standard errors of measurement and the various components of "school effect" are highlighted in terms of how they could affect incautious application of the models

Number of levels
2
Model data structure
Response types
Multivariate response model?
No
Longitudinal data?
No
Substantive discipline
Impact

Introduced sample survey analysts to the use of multilevel models.

Paper submitted by
Harvey Goldstein, Graduate School of Education, University of Bristol, h.goldstein@bristol.ac.uk
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