Spatial Analysis Tools – MLwiN


MLwiN can be found at the website of the Centre for Multilevel Modelling (CMM) at the University of Bristol, United Kingdom.  This is easily the best website for anything MLwiN-related and includes links to software, sample data sets, manuals, publications, newsletters, discussion groups, web resources and a glossary. Some key links are included below:


Kelvyn Jones at CMM maintains a Useful Book listavailable at:

The books listed below are on Jones’ list.

Goldstein, H. 2011. Multilevel statistical models. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley.

The second edition published in 1995 is freely available for download at:

Raudenbush, S.W., and A.S. Bryk. 2002. Hierarchical Linear Models: Applications and Data Analysis Methods. SAGE.

Hox, J.J. 2010. Multilevel analysis techniques and applications. Multilevel Analysis. New York, NY : Routledge.

Lawson, A.B., W.J. Browne, and C.L. Vidal Rodeiro. 2003. Disease mapping with WinBUGS and MLwiN. Chichester, West Sussex, England: J. Wiley.

On-line Courses and Tutorials in MLwiN

The most comprehensive and integrated listing of MLwiN workshops and conferences may be found at the Centre for Multilevel Modelling at the University of Bristol: