Strand 5: Methodology

Journal Articles

Browne, W.J. and Goldstein, H. (2010) MCMC sampling for a multilevel model with nonindependent residuals within and between cluster units. Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics August 2010 35: 453-473.  Online. (PDF, 376kB) 

Spratt, M., Carpenter, J., Sterne, J., Carlin, J., Heron, J. and Tilling, K. (2010) Strategies for multiple imputation in longitudinal studies. American Journal of Epidemiology 172, 478-487. Online July 2010. (PDF, 114kB) 

Clarke, P.S. and Windmeijer, F. (2010) Identification of causal effects on binary outcomes using structural mean models. Biostatistics 11(4), 756-770. Biostatistics Advance Access published online (PDF, 1,645kB). (pdf 1,646kb) June 3 2010.

Ginsburg, C., Steele, F., Richter, L.M. and Norris, S.A. (2010) Modelling residential mobility: factor associated with the movement of children in Greater Johannesburg,: factor associated with the movement of children in Greater Johannesburg, South Africa. Population, Space and Place. Online April 2010 (PDF, 144kB).

Browne, Steele, Golalizadeh & Green (2009) The use of simple reparameterizations to improve the efficiency of Markov chain Monte Carlo estimation for multilevel models with applications to dicrete time survival models. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society A172(3), 579-598.

Goldstein, H. (2009). "Handling attrition and non-response in longitudinal data. (PDF, 1,645kB)" International Journal of Longitudinal and Life Course Studies 1: (published online). (PDF 1,646KB)

Goldstein, H. and Kounali, D. (2009). "Multivariate multilevel modelling of childhood growth, numbers of growth measurements and adult characteristics." Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, A 172 (3), 599-614. (Joint with LEMMA, University of Bristol)

Lawlor DA, Windmeijer F, Davey Smith G. Mendelian randomization: lost in translation? Comments on "Mendelian randomization equals instrumental variable analysis with genetic instruments" by Wehbyet et al (PDF, 68kB). .  (Invited commentary). Statistics in Medicine 2008;27:1133-1163

Steele, F. 2008, Multilevel models for longitudinal data (PDF, 103kB) Journal of the Royal Statistical Society.  Series A. 171 (1)


Working Papers

The choice between fixed and random effects: some considerations for educational research.
Clarke, P., Crawford, C., Steele, F. & Vignoles, A. (June 2010) . CMPO Working Paper 10/240.

Instrumental variable estimators for binary outcomes.  - UPDATE of 09/209
Clarke, P. & Windmeijer, F. (June 2010)  CMPO Working Paper 10/239.

Identification of Causal Effects on Binary Outcomes Using Structural Mean Models (pdf, 293.4kB)
Paul Clarke and Frank Windmeijer. July 2009. CMPO Working Paper 09/217.

Instrumental Variable Estimators for Binary Outcomes (pdf 386.4b) (PDF, 386kB)
Paul Clarke and Frank Windmeijer. January 2009.  CMPO Working Paper 09/209