# Meta-analytic interval estimation for bivariate correlations.

@article{Bonett2008MetaanalyticIE, title={Meta-analytic interval estimation for bivariate correlations.}, author={D. Bonett}, journal={Psychological methods}, year={2008}, volume={13 3}, pages={ 173-81 } }

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… Expand

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