Shige posted on Saturday, August 20, 2005 - 12:44 pm
Dear Linda and Bengt,
Is it possible to estimate two-level model with cross-classified random effects? For example, in educational research, kids are nested within primary school and secondary school, but primary and secondary schools are not nested within each other but cross-classified. Some references on this topic can be found in Leyland and Goldstein (2001), chapter 7, or Raudenbush and Bryk (2002), chapter 12.
Leyland, A. H., and Harvey Goldstein. 2001. Multilevel Modelling of Health Statistics. Chichester ; New York: Wiley.
Raudenbush, Stephen W., and Anthony S. Bryk. 2002. Hierarchical Linear Models: Applications and Data Analysis Methods. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications.
bmuthen posted on Saturday, August 20, 2005 - 2:29 pm
Crossed random effects are not implemented in the current Mplus version, so unless one can think of some latent variable trick, this cannot be done yet.