Ed Merkle

Assistant Professor

28A McAlester Hall


Research Interests

Forecasting and subjective probability: Aggregation, evaluation, crowdsourcing

Psychometric measurement: Test/item bias and fairness

Statistical modeling: Estimation, selection, computing

For further information about my psychometric work, see here.

Biographical Sketch

2005 PhD, Quantitative Psychology, Ohio State University
2004 MS, Statistics, Ohio State University
2003 MA, Psychology, Ohio State University
2000 BA, Psychology, Ohio University

Selected Publications

Full publication list is at http://faculty.missouri.edu/~merklee/

Merkle, E. C., You, D., & Preacher, K. J. (in press). Testing non-nested structural equation models. Psychological Methods.

Merkle, E. C., Steyvers, M., Mellers, B., & Tetlock, P. E. (in press). Item response models of probability judgments: Application to a geopolitical forecasting tournament. Decision.

Smithson, M. & Merkle, E. C. (2013). Generalized linear models for categorical and limited dependent variables. Boca Raton, FL: Chapman & Hall/CRC.

Merkle, E. C. & Zeileis, A. (2013). Tests of measurement invariance without subgroups: A generalization of classical methods. Psychometrika, 78, 59-82.

Merkle, E. C. (2009). The disutility of the hard-easy effect in choice confidence. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 16, 204-213.

Merkle, E. C. & Van Zandt, T. (2006). An application of the Poisson race model to confidence calibration. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 135, 391-408.