, Volume 53, Issue 4, pp 455–467 | Cite as

A general model for the analysis of multilevel data

  • Harvey Goldstein
  • Roderick P. McDonald


A general model is developed for the analysis of multivariate multilevel data structures. Special cases of the model include repeated measures designs, multiple matrix samples, multilevel latent variable models, multiple time series, and variance and covariance component models.

Key words

complex surveys mixed effects models multivariate linear model repeated measures time series variance component models 


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© The Psychometric Society 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Harvey Goldstein
    • 1
  • Roderick P. McDonald
    • 2
  1. 1.University of London Institute of EducationUK
  2. 2.Macquarie UniversityUK

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