Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/85879
Authors: 
Florax, Raymond J.G.M.
de Groot, Henri L.F.
de Mooij, Ruud A.
Year of Publication: 
2002
Series/Report no.: 
Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 02-041/3
Abstract: 
Meta-analysis is a research method to synthesise previously obtained researchresults. It is best seen as a statistical approach towards reviewing and summarising theliterature. This paper aims to introduce and critically review the research method ofmeta-analysis and to illustrate its potential use in applied economic policy analysis.Special attention will be paid to the possibilities for value transfer and thepossibilities to improve the calibration of existing macroeconomic policy models.
Subjects: 
meta-analysis
value transfer
research synthesis
JEL: 
B40
C80
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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