Application of Hierarchical Linear Models to Assessing Change

  title={Application of Hierarchical Linear Models to Assessing Change},
  author={Anthony Bryk and Stephen Raudenbush},
  journal={Psychological Bulletin},
Developments over the past 10 years in the statistical theory of hierarchical linear models (HLMs) now enable an integrated approach for (a) studying the structure of individual growth and estimating important statistical and psychometric properties of collections of growth trajectories; (b) discovering correlates of change factors that influence the rate at which individuals develop; and (c) testing hypotheses about the effects of on or more experimental or quasi-experimental treatments on… 

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