Meta-analytic interval estimation for bivariate correlations.

  title={Meta-analytic interval estimation for bivariate correlations.},
  author={Douglas G. Bonett},
  journal={Psychological methods},
  volume={13 3},
  • D. Bonett
  • Published 1 September 2008
  • Economics
  • Psychological methods
The currently available meta-analytic methods for correlations have restrictive assumptions. The fixed-effects methods assume equal population correlations and exhibit poor performance under correlation heterogeneity. The random-effects methods do not assume correlation homogeneity but are based on an equally unrealistic assumption that the selected studies are a random sample from a well-defined superpopulation of study populations. The random-effects methods can accommodate correlation… 

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