Dynamic Modeling Lab


The Dynamic Modeling Lab (DML) develops and evaluates statistical tools that allow social science  researchers to investigate processes as they unfold over time. DML is led by Ellen Hamaker.

DML is part of the Department of Methodology and Statistics, Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, at Utrecht University, the Netherlands.


20-12-2023 New pre-print online: Andresen, P. K., Schuurman, N. K., & Hamaker, E. L. How to measure and model personality traits in everyday life: A qualitative analysis of 300 big five personality items. Pre-print
10-07-2023 New R-package out: hystar by Daan de Jong. Fit, or simulate from, the hysteretic threshold autoregressive model – for studying regime switches with hysteresis in ILD.


11-03-2024 The *online version* of our course Modeling the Dynamics of Intensively Longitudinal Data will kick off in March!
May 2024 Ellen Hamaker will host a DSEM workshop for the APS Annual Conference in San Fransisco.
07-06-2024 Jeroen Mulder will defend his PhD thesis “Structural Equation Modeling for Description, Prediction, and Causation” at Utrecht University.
Get to know our lab members.
Software, tutorials, and exercises provided by our lab.
Online and in-person training offered by our lab.
Journal articles and pre-prints from our lab.