transit agencies, observed "scale economies for smaller firms, and scale diseconomies for larger ones."  The metastudy
of DeBorger et al.
The most thorough and authoritative recent metastudy
surveying multiple individual corn ethanol lifecycle analyses was judged to be Murphy et al., "New Perspectives on the Energy Return on (Energy) Investment (EROI) of Corn Ethanol." This study is actually less favorable and finds a neutral 1:1 EROI.
Systematic reviews of bladder training and voiding programmes in adults: a synopsis of findings on theory and methods using metastudy
The Study: Scottish researchers conducted a metastudy
where they reviewed the results published from 1990 to 2011 of studies on preventing recurrent infections.
See also the metastudy
by de Mooij and Ederveen, "Corporate Tax Elasticities," p.
Efford, Miller, Duncan, and Efford (2010) identified three ways to analyze a journal's historical evolution and changing dynamics: (a) an analysis of special issue topics, (b) a qualitative analysis, and (c) a quantitative metastudy
. Special issue topics published in a journal help identify important and timely issues within a discipline as reflected by editor insight and societal changes.
The main outcome of this investigation corresponds with the conclusions of the Russel (1999) metastudy
for media-supported instruction.
3 based on 1997-2002 data from the metastudy
of Lewandowski and Hochstotter (31) and 2005 data from Lorigo et al.
Qualitative research synthesis has been previously conducted, mostly in the health sciences (Campbell et al., 2003; Paterson, Thorne, Canam, & Jillings, 2001), and sometimes referred to as "meta-ethnography" (Noblit & Hare, 1988); "metasynthesis" (Sandelowski, Docherty, & Emden, 1997); or "metastudy
" (Paterson et al.).
(11) For a metastudy
on the diverse and fluid caring practices in Indigenous families and same sex families, see A.
Mohr recently conducted a "metastudy
" of 14 studies on MS and stress that was published in the March 19, 2004, issue of the British Medical Journal.
The validity of the assumption was also questionable for a metastudy
of the effects of soil properties on Cd behaviour (Sauve et al.