Goldstein, Harvey, 1939-2020
by John Gray FBA, Ian Diamond FBA and Fiona Steele FBA
- 02 Oct 2020
- 20 (pages 357-376)
Harvey Goldstein died in April 2020 aged 80, an early victim of the Coronavirus pandemic. During the course of his career he made getting on for 400 published contributions to the development of statistical methods and to the substantive analysis of various educational, social and medical issues. He is particularly noted for his pioneering contributions to the development and dissemination of multilevel modelling and for his sustained critiques of so-called league tables of institutional performance.