Professor Antony Fielding

Sadly, Tony died in 2012. His obituary from CMM is here.

Tony Fielding Antony Fielding was educated at Chadderton Grammar School. He was awarded a State Scholarship and gained a B.Sc. (Econ) and M.Sc. in Statistics at the London School of Economics. He lectured in the Departments of Statistics at the University of Edinburgh and the LSE before the University of Birmingham, where on his retirement in 2008 he was Professor of Social and Educational Statistics. He is currently Honorary Professor at Birmingham and Visiting Professor at the Centre for Multilevel Modelling, Graduate School of Education, University of Bristol. He is a Chartered Statistician, was Editor of the Royal Statistical Society's Journal, Series A, 2006-2010, and is a member of the Society's Council, and former Chair and Secretary of its Social Statistics Section He is an elected member of the International Statistical Institute. Further career details and a full list of publications may be found in his CV:

Selected recent publications

A full list is available on the above CV.

Current research areas

Main research interests are statistical methodology in the social sciences, in particular education. Special research in field of random effects and multilevel modelling for ordered responses in cross-classified structures.

Other downloadable items

The MLwiN macros used in these papers for instrumental variable estimation are available as a zip file:

MLwiN macros for dealing with ordered category responses in cross-classified multilevel models using quasi-likelihood are available as the self extracting zip file:

There is a variety of software you can use to un-zip files, eg WinZip or CAM unZip.

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