Antony Fielding was
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Recent publications include:
Using Cross Classified
Models to Improve Estimates of the Determination of Pupil Attainment.
Fielding, A. and Yang, M. (2005). Generalised Linear Mixed Models for Ordered Responses in Complex Multilevel Structures: Effects Beneath the School or College in Education. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A (Statistics in Society), 168, 1, 159-183.
Gunter, H., Rayner, S., Thomas, H., Fielding, A., Butt, G., Lance, A. (2005). Teachers, Time and Work: Findings from the Evaluation of the Transforming the School Workforce Pathfinder Project. School Leadership and Management, 5, 441-454.
Beauchamp, M., Bray, S., Fielding, A., Eys, A. (2005). A Multilevel Investigation of the Relationship between Role Ambiguity and Role Efficacy in Sport. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 6, 289-302.
Fielding, A. (2004a). Scaling for Residual Variance Components of Ordered Category Responses in Generalised Linear Mixed Multilevel Models. Quality and Quantity, The European Journal of Methodology, 38, 4, 425-433.
Fielding, A. (2004b). The Role of the Hausman Test and Whether Higher Level Effects Should be Treated as Random or Fixed. Multilevel Modelling Newsletter, 16, 2, 3-9.
Fielding, A. and Hughes, N. (2004). Indicator Data and Targeting Groups and Units in` Implementing Preventative Measures. National Evaluation of the Children’s Fund, Online Conference on Understanding Prevention: Children, Families and Social Inclusion, Published on the Web: www.ne-cf.org.uk/conferences/
Firmstone, V. R., Bullock, A.D., Fielding, A, Frame, J. W., Gibson, C. and Hall, J. (2004). The Impact of Course Attendance on the Practice of Dentists. British Dental Journal, 196, 2, 773-777.
Corcoran, C., Douglas, G., Pavey, S., Fielding, A., McLinden, M., McCall, S. (2004). Network 1000: The Changing Needs and Circumstances of Visually-Impaired People, Project Overview. British Journal of Visual Impairment, 22, 93-100.
Fielding, A., Yang, M. and Goldstein, H. (2003). Multilevel Ordinal Models for Examination Grades. Statistical Modelling, 3, 127-153.
A. (2003). Ordered Category Responses and Random Effects in Multilevel and
Other Complex Structure. In N. Duane and S. Reise
(Eds.), Multilevel Modelling: Methodological advances, issues and
applications, Chapter 9, 181-208.
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.
A Comparison of Modelling Strategies for Value-Added Analyses of Educational Data, A Fielding and Neil Spencer.
The MLn and MLwin used in these papers for instrumental variable estimation are available as self-extracting zip files:
(These files will need to be unzipped using WinZip. If this is unavailable to you, please email Tony Fielding at A.Fielding@bham.ac.uk).
MLwiN macros for dealing with ordered category responses in cross-classified multilevel models are available as the self extracting zip file:
Explanatory Modelling of Complex Social Structures with Case Studies in Educational Research (Expert presentation to ESRC/BERA Advanced Training Workshop, School of Education, The University of Birmingham, July 7 2000)
Ordered Category Responses in Multilevel and Cross-Classified Structures (paper presented to the 22nd Conference of the Society for Multivariate Analysis in the Behavioural Sciences, July 2000)
Teaching Groups as Foci for
Evaluating Performance in Cost-effectiveness of GCE Advanced Level
Provision: Some Practical Methodological Innovations (paper
presented to 10th International Congress on School Effectiveness and