Meta methodology studies


Natural funnel asymmetries
A simulation analysis of the three basic tools of meta-analysis.

Research Synthesis Methods 2, 84-102. 2011
with Laurent Callot, Free Univ. Amsterdam


An essay about publication bias and strikes
Conference paper 2012


Regression Costs Fall, Mining Ratios Rise, Publication Bias Looms, and Techniques Get Fancier:
Reflections on Some Trends in Empirical Macroeconomis

Econ Journal Watch 10(2), 136-56. 2013
First version was termed: The mining ratio in applied macroeconomics


Meta-analysis of economics research reporting guidelines
Journal of Economic Surveys 27(2), 390-94. 2013
with Stanley, T.M. (main author), Doucouliagos, H., Giles, M., Heckmeyer, J.H., Johnson, R.J., Laroche, P.,
Nelson. J.P., Poot, J., Pugh, G., Rosenberger, R.S., Rost, K.,


How do partly omitted control variables influence
the averages used in meta-analysis in economics?

Revised version of paper for MAER-net conference in Greewich, September 2013
Also Economics Working Paper 2013-22 from Department of Economics Århus University

Net Appendix


Simulating an empirical paper by the rational economist
Empirical Economics 50, 1383-1407, 2016 (DOI 10.1007/s00181-015-0971-6)
Earlier versions (with similar titles) have been given as keynotes at
the EPCS-2014 in Cambridge (April) and the MAER-Net 2014 Colloquium in Athens (September).
Also Economics Working Paper 2013-27 from Department of Economics Århus University

Programs for a replication of simulation on separate page


Meta-analysis in a nutshell: Techniques and general findings
Short introduction to meta analysis
Economics. The Open-Access, Open-Assessment e-journal 9 April 14th 2015


Biases in papers by rational economists.
The case of clustering and parameter heterogeneity

First version for the the MAER-Net 2015 Colloquium in Prague (September).


A model of the representative economist, as researcher and policy advisor
European Journal of Political Economy 54, 6-15, 2018


Skating on Thin Evidence: Implication for Public Policy
European Journal of Political Economy 54, 16-25. 2018
with Hristos Doucouliagos and T.D. Stanley

Net Appendix


Methods used in economic research. An empirical study of trends and levels
For several conferences, latest version October 2018


Meta-mining
Working paper first version August 2018 - Chris Doucouliagos is p.t. not responsible.