Harvey Goldstein

Harvey Goldstein (30 October 1939 – 9 April 2020) was a British statistician known for his contributions to multilevel modelling methodology and software, and for applying this to educational assessment and league tables.

Harvey Goldstein
Born(1939-10-30)30 October 1939
Died9 April 2020(2020-04-09) (aged 80)
CitizenshipUnited Kingdom
Alma materManchester University
University College London
Known forMultilevel models
AwardsGuy Medal (Silver, 1998)
Fellow of the British Academy (1996)
Scientific career
InstitutionsInstitute of Education
University of Bristol

He was professor of social statistics in the Centre for Multilevel Modelling at the University of Bristol. From 1977 to 2005, he was professor of statistical methods at the Institute of Education of the University of London. He was author of a monograph on multilevel statistical models.

He was elected a fellow of the British Academy in 1996 and awarded the Guy Medal in silver by the Royal Statistical Society in 1998.

He died on 9 April 2020.[1] It was reported that his death was due to COVID-19.[2]

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  1. ^ "Obituary: Professor Harvey Goldstein". University of Bristol. Retrieved 14 April 2020.
  2. ^ "Tributes to Professor Harvey Goldstein". TES. Retrieved 14 April 2020.

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