Publication Bias Against Null Results
J. Scott Armstrong
University of Pennsylvania - Marketing Department
Drake University - College of Business and Public Administration
Psychological Reports, Vol. 80, pp. 337-338, 1997
Studies suggest a bias against the publication of null (p > .05) results. Instead of significance, we advocate reporting effect sizes and confidence intervals, and using replication studies. If statistical tests are used, power tests should accompany them.
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Keywords: Marketing, null hypothese, publication bias, market researchAccepted Paper Series
Date posted: February 11, 2005 ; Last revised: December 31, 2011
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