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Bayesian Estimation for Performance Measures of Two Diagnostic Tests in the Presence of Verification Bias
(TAYLOR & FRANCIS INCNEW YORK, 2010)
Sensitivity and specificity are measures that allow us to evaluate the performance of a diagnostic test. In practice, it is common to have situations where a proportion of selected individuals cannot have the real state ...
Is There Gender Bias Among Voters? Evidence from the Chilean Congressional Elections
(Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2017)
I exploit the unique institution of gender-segregated voting booths in Chile, allowing the use of actual voting data, instead of self-reported surveys, to test for gender bias among voters. I find evidence of a small but ...
Testing for sample selection bias in pseudo panels : Theory and Monte Carlo
(Universidad IcesiFacultad de Ciencias Administrativas y Económicas, 2007-03-01)
Publication Bias in Five Dental Implant Journals: An Observation from 2005 to 2009
(Quintessence Publishing Co Inc, 2011-09-01)
Purpose: This study evaluated possible publication bias and its related factors in implant-related research over time. Materials and Methods: Articles published in Clinical Implant Dentistry and Related Research, Clinical ...
Evidence on the incentive optimality of share contracts
(Escola de Pós-Graduação em Economia da FGV, 2002-02-21)
Ever since Adam Smith, economists have argued that share contracts do not provide proper incentives. This paper uses tenancy data from India to assess the existence of missing incentives in this classical example of moral ...
Design and validation of a computerized stroop-like task to evaluate attentional biases in bulimia nervosaDiseño y validación de una tarea computarizada tipo stroop para evaluar sesgos de la atención en bulimia nerviosa
(Sociedad Mexicana de Análisis de la Conducta / Mexican Society of Behavior Analysis, 2010)
Optional screening strategies for cervical cancer using standalone tests and their combinations among low- and medium-income populations in Latin America and Eastern Europe
(Royal Soc Medicine Press LtdLondonInglaterra, 2010)
Validity of Qualis database as a predictor of evidence hierarchy and risk of bias in randomized controlled trials: a case study in dentistry
(Faculdade de Medicina / USP, 2011-01-01)
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the validity of the Qualis database in identifying the levels of scientific evidence and the quality of randomized controlled trials indexed in the Lilacs database. METHODS: We selected 40 open-access ...
Health survey in Campinas, Sao Paulo State, Brazil (ISACamp): comparison of estimates according to ownership of a residential telephone line
(Cadernos Saude PublicaRio De JanieroBrasil, 2011)