Statistical Methods for Meta-Analysis

Preface. -- Introduction. -- Data Sets. -- Tests of Statistical Significance of Combined Results. -- Vote-Counting Methods. -- Estimation of a Single Effect Size: Parametric and Nonparametric Methods. -- Parametric Estimation of Effect Size from a Series of Experiments. -- Fitting Parametric Fixed Effect Models to Effect Sizes: Categorical Methods. -- Fitting Parametric Fixed Effect Models to Effect Sizes: General Linear Models. -- Random Effects Models for Effect Sizes. -- Multivariate Models for Effect Sizes. -- Combining Estimates of Correlation Coefficients. -- Diagnostic Procedures for Research Synthesis Models. -- Clustering Estimates of Effect Magnitude. -- Estimation of Effect Size When Not All Study Outcomes Are Observed. -- Meta-Analysis in the Physical and Biological Sciences. -- Appendix. -- References. -- Index.

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