Beyond Publication Bias

  title={Beyond Publication Bias},
  author={T. Stanley},
  journal={Microeconomic Theory eJournal},
  • T. Stanley
  • Published 2005
  • Economics
  • Microeconomic Theory eJournal
  • This review considers several meta-regression and graphical methods that can differentiate genuine empirical effect from publication bias. Publication selection exists when editors, reviewers, or researchers have a preference for statistically significant results. Because all areas of empirical research are susceptible to publication selection, any average or tally of significant/insignificant studies is likely to be biased and potentially misleading. Meta-regression analysis can see through… CONTINUE READING
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