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Research interests

Topics of research interest include achievement gap, opportunity gap, and educational disparities.


  • achievement gap
  • educational disparities
  • opportunity gap

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Projects 2007 2017

Research Output 1984 2018

The Relative Performance Index: Neutralizing Simpson's Paradox

Davenport, E. C., Nickodem, K., Davison, M. L., Phillips, G. & Graham, E., Jun 20 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : American Statistician. p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Simpson's Paradox
Performance Index
Decision Making
Relative performance

A note on using eigenvalues in dimensionality assessment

Zopluoglu, C. & Davenport, E. C., Jan 1 2017, In : Practical Assessment, Research and Evaluation. 22, 7, p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Easier Said Than Done: Rejoinder on Sijtsma and on Green and Yang

Davenport, E. C., Davison, M. L., Liou, P. Y. & Love, Q. U., Mar 1 2016, In : Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice. 35, 1, p. 6-10 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Criterion-Related Validity: Assessing the Value of Subscores

Davison, M. L., Davenport, E. C., Chang, Y. F., Vue, K. & Su, S., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of Educational Measurement. 52, 3, p. 263-279 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reproducibility of Results
Sample Size
test battery
13 Citations (Scopus)