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 Anonymous posted on Tuesday, June 21, 2005 - 11:05 am
Fixed effects regression methods are sometimes used with longitudinal data to control for unmeasured and/or stable characteristics of individuals. In a HLM framework, this tends to be done by including a series of dummy coded variables to represent each subject (with one subject serving as the reference person) in the model. Can this approach or a similar approach be implemented in mplus?
 Linda K. Muthen posted on Wednesday, June 22, 2005 - 12:12 am
Yes, this should be possible. I have never actually done this however.
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