chapter  2
26 Pages

Beyond Multilevel Regression Modeling: Multilevel Analysis in a General Latent Variable Framework

ByBengt Muthén, Tihomir Asparouhov

The outline of the chapter is as follows. Section 2.2 discusses two extensions of two-level regression analysis, Section 2.3 discusses two-level path analysis and structural equation modeling, Section 2.4 presents an example of two-level exploratory factor analysis (EFA), Section 2.5 discusses two-level growth modeling using a two-part model, Section 2.6 discusses an unconventional approach to three-level growth modeling, and Section 2.7 presents an example of multilevel growth mixture modeling.