How should we calculate effect sizes? What are common mistakes in the calculation of effect sizes? How does research design influence the calculation of effect sizes? Howard Bloom, MDRC

Published: March 5, 2007
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There are two considerations when computing or interpreting Effect Sizes: (a) different definitions of effect size convey different impressions and (b) interpretations of the magnitudes of effect sizes depend on their context.

Last Reviewed: December 5, 2016