Methods of Meta-Analysis: Correcting Error and Bias in Research Findings
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Frank L. Schmidt;John E. Hunter
- Publish Date: 2014-03-04
Designed to provide researchers clear and informative insight into techniques of meta-analysis, the Third Edition of Methods of Meta-Analysis: Correcting Error and Bias in Research Findings is the most comprehensive text on meta-analysis available today. It is the only book that presents a full and usable treatment of the role of study artifacts in distorting study results, as well as methods for correcting results for such biases and errors.
Meta-analysis is arguably the most important methodological innovation in the last thirty-five years, due to its immense impact on the development of cumulative knowledge and professional practice. This text, now in its updated Third Edition, has been revised to cover the newest developments in meta-analysis methods, evaluation, correction, and more. This reader-friendly book is the definitive resource on meta-analysis.
âThis text is the primary source text for psychometric meta-analysis methods.â
âEmily E. Tanner-Smith, Vanderbilt University
âThe key strength of the book is the complete and thorough coverage of psychometric meta-analysis.Â This technique is not covered in any other meta-analysis text, and is a major contribution to the literatureâ¦The meta-analysis field needs to find ways to integrate Hunter and Schmidtâs methods into current meta-analysis practice.â
âTerri D. Pigott, Loyola University of Chicago
âThis is an important text. It is the only book that presents adequate coverage of psychometric meta-analysis. In addition to its use as a textbook, it is an invaluable resource for anyone involved in meta-analytic studies.â
âSteven Pulos, University of Northern Colorado