ERIC Number: EJ417559
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Book Review: "Statistical Methods for Meta-Analysis."
Psychometrika, v55 n3 p559-63 Sep 1990
It is contended that this book's conceptually rigorous and complete treatment of meta-analysis is written with the consumer in mind. Some of the models presented are not appropriate for studies that meta-analyses commonly consider. Sampling issues are not covered adequately, and much of the supporting theory is omitted. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Book/Product Reviews
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Reviews "Statistical Methods for Meta-Analysis" by L. V. Hedges and I. Olkin (New York, Academic Press, 1985).