Picture this : a simple graph that reveals much ado about research

Stanley, T. D. and Doucouliagos, Hristos 2009, Picture this : a simple graph that reveals much ado about research, Journal of economic surveys, vol. 24, no. 1, pp. 170-191, doi: 10.1111/j.1467-6419.2009.00593.x.

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Title Picture this : a simple graph that reveals much ado about research
Author(s) Stanley, T. D.
Doucouliagos, HristosORCID iD for Doucouliagos, Hristos orcid.org/0000-0001-5269-3556
Journal name Journal of economic surveys
Volume number 24
Issue number 1
Start page 170
End page 191
Total pages 22
Publisher Wiley - Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
Place of publication Oxford, England
Publication date 2009
ISSN 0950-0804
Keyword(s) empirical economics
funnel graphs
meta-regression analysis
publication bias
Summary Funnel graphs provide a simple, yet highly effective, means to identify key features of an empirical literature. This paper illustrates the use of funnel graphs to detect publication selection bias, identify the existence of genuine empirical effects and discover potential moderator variables that can help to explain the wide variation routinely found among reported research findings. Applications include union–productivity effects, water price elasticities, common currency-trade effects, minimum-wage employment effects, efficiency wages and the price elasticity of prescription drugs.
Language eng
DOI 10.1111/j.1467-6419.2009.00593.x
Field of Research 140302 Econometric and Statistical Methods
Socio Economic Objective 910399 International Trade not elsewhere classified
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
HERDC collection year 2010
Copyright notice ©2009, Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30028998

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