Meta-Analysis: A Structural Equation Modeling Approach (Day 2)

Mike W.-L. Cheung (National University of Singapore)

7 Oct 2015

What is SEM?

“for their development of models, statistical procedures, and a computer algorithm (LISREL by Karl G. Jöreskog; EQS by Peter M. Bentler) for Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) that changed the way in which inferences are made from observational data by permitting hypotheses derived from theory to be tested.”

Problems in primary research with SEM

National Research Council (1992). Combining information: Statistical issues and opportunities for research. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press.

Terms used in the literature

Brown and Stayman (1992)

Brown, S. P., & Stayman, D. M. (1992). Antecedents and consequences of attitude toward the ad: A meta-analysis. Journal of Consumer Research, 19, 34-51.

Premack and Hunter (1988)

Premack, S. L., & Hunter, J. E. (1988). Individual unionization decisions. Psychological Bulletin, 103, 223-234.

Norton et al. (2013)