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Lüdtke, Oliver

Oliver Lüdtke

Prof. Dr., Dipl.-Psych.
Educational Measurement


phone +49-(0)431-880-5232
address Olshausenstraße 62, D-24118 Kiel
room 28a


2007 Habilitation in Psychology, Free University Berlin
2004 Doctorate in Psychology, Free University Berlin
2000 Diplom (Ger.) in Psychology, Free University Berlin

Professional Activity

since 2015 Head of Department of Methodological Research and Method Development, IPN - Leibniz Institute for Science and Mathematics Education
since 2014 Full Professor of Educational Measurement at Kiel University, Endowed chair (Centre for International Student Assessment)
2010 - 2014 Professor, Psychological Research Methods, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
2008 - 2010 Professor, Educational Psychology, University of Tuebingen
2000 - 2008 Research Scientist, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin

Research Interests

Multilevel analysis in educational and psychological research
National and international large-scale educational assessment
Personality development in adolescence and young adulthood
Application of Bayesian methods (e.g., missing data, multilevel modeling)
Estimation of causal effects with non-experimental data

Selected Publications

Lüdtke, O., Robitzsch, A., & Grund, S. (2017). Multiple imputation of missing data in multilevel designs: A comparison of different strategies. Psychological Methods, 22, 141–165. doi: 10.1037/met0000096
Lüdtke, O., Robitzsch, A., Kenny, D. A., & Trautwein, U. (2013). A general and flexible approach to estimating the social relations model using Bayesian methods. Psychological Methods, 18, 101-119.
Lüdtke, O., Marsh, H. W., Robitzsch, A., & Trautwein, U. (2011). A 2x2 taxonomy of multilevel latent contextual model: Accuracy-bias trade-offs in full and partial error correction models. Psychological Methods, 16, 444-467.
Lüdtke, O., Robitzsch, A., Trautwein, U. & Kunter, M. (2009). Assessing the impact of learning environments: How to use student ratings in multilevel modelling. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 34, 120-131.
Lüdtke, O., Marsh, H.W., Robitzsch, A., Trautwein, U., Asparouhov, T. & Muthén, B. (2008). The multilevel latent covariate model: A new, more reliable approach to group-level effects in contextual studies. Psychological Methods, 13, 203-229.

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