Ed Merkle


Assistant Professor


28A McAlester Hall
573.882.4174
merklee@missouri.edu

Lab:

Research Interests

Forecasting and subjective probability: Aggregation, evaluation, crowdsourcing

Psychometric measurement: Test/item bias and fairness

Statistical modeling: Estimation, selection, software

For further information about my psychometric work, see here.


Biographical Sketch

Education:
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/

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.

Preacher, K. J. & Merkle, E. C. (2012). The problem of model selection uncertainty in structural equation modeling. Psychological Methods, 17, 1-14.

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.