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Modelling Context and Heterogeneity: Applying Multilevel Models

Kelvyn Jones and Craig Duncan

in Research Strategies in the Social Sciences

Published in print July 1998 | ISBN: 9780198292371
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191600159 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198292376.003.0006
 Modelling Context and Heterogeneity: Applying Multilevel Models

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Extending the basic regression model to incorporate data at different levels of aggregation, which allows researchers to model individual behaviour within contexts and allow relationships to vary over contexts. The worked examples include using MLwiN software.

Keywords: aggregation; context modelling; heterogeneity; individual behaviour; MlwiN; multi‐level models

Chapter.  10933 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Politics

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