Handbook of Meta-Analysis

This is the editors' page containing (hopefully) useful information about the Handbook of Meta-Analysis.

Is it available?

The Handbook is in the Chapman & Hall/CRC series of Handbooks of Modern Statistical Methods. It was published in September 2020.

You can find the Handbook at the publisher's web site and on Amazon.

Who wrote it?

The Handbook has 23 chapters written by a total of 52 authors.

The Handbook's editors are

  • Chris Schmid, Brown University School of Public Health (email)
  • Theo Stijnen,┬áLeiden University Medical Center (email)
  • Ian White, MRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCL (email) - also maintains this page.

We thank all the authors for their fantastic work!

How can I find out more?

A list of chapters in the Handbook, with links to download data and code for each chapter and full text for three sample chapters, can be found here.

Errata can be found here.

Who is this book for?

  • In editing the book, we have kept in mind a broad audience of graduate students, researchers, and practitioners interested in the theory and application of statistical methods for meta-analysis.
  • Our target audience consists of statisticians involved in the development of new methods for meta-analysis, as well as scientists applying established methods in their research.
  • The book is written at the level of graduate courses in statistics, but will be of interest to and readable for quantitative scientists from a range of disciplines.
  • The book can be used as a graduate level textbook, as a general reference for methods, or as an introduction to specialized topics using state-of-the art methods.