- 1971-77 University of Uppsala, Sweden, Ph.D., Statistics, May 1977
- 1968-70 University of Uppsala Sweden, B.S., Statistics, November 1970
Teaching & Research Interests
- Development of applied statistical methodology in areas of education and public health
- Education applications concerning achievement development while public health applications involve developmental studies in epidemiology and psychology
- Methodological areas including latent variable modeling, analysis of individual differences in longitudinal data, preventive intervention studies, analysis of categorical data, multilevel modeling, and the development of statistical software
Muthén , B. (2004). Latent variable analysis: Growth mixture modeling and related techniques for longitudinal data. In D. Kaplan (ed.), Handbook of quantitative methodology for the social sciences. Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications, pp. 345-368.
Muthén, B., Jo, B. & Brown, H. (2003). Comment on the Barnard, Frangakis, Hill & Rubin article, Principal stratification approach to broken randomized experiments: A case study of school choice vouchers in New York City. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 98, 311-314.
Muthén, B., Khoo, S.T., Francis, D. & Kim Boscardin, C. (2003). Analysis of reading skills development from Kindergarten through first grade: An application of growth mixture modeling to sequential processes. Multilevel Modeling: Methodological Advances, Issues, and Applications. S.R. Reise & N. Duan (Eds). Mahaw, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, pp. 71-89.
Jo, B. & Muthén, B. (2003). Longitudinal studies with intervention and noncompliance: Estimation of causal effects in growth mixture modeling. In N. Duan and S. Reise (Eds.), Multilevel Modeling: Methodological Advances, Issues, and Applications, Multivariate Applications Book Series, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, pp. 112-139.
Harford, T.C., Wechsler, H. & Muthen, B.O. (2003). Alcohol-related aggression and drinking at off-campus parties and bars: A national study of current drinkers in college. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 64, 704-711.