Recommendations for Producing a High Quality Meta-analysis

  • Terri D. Pigott
Part of the Statistics for Social and Behavioral Sciences book series (SSBS)


This chapter provides a set of recommendations based on prior chapters in the book for improving the quality of meta-analyses.


Causal Inference Potential Moderator Research Synthesis Individual Participant Data Substantive Knowledge 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Terri D. Pigott
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  1. 1.School of EducationLoyola University ChicagoChicagoUSA

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