Equating makes it possible to compare performances on different forms of a test. Three different equating methods (baseline selection, subgroup, and subscore equating) using common-item item response theory equating were examined for their impact on detection of treatment effects in multilevel models.
In a previous version of this article, the third author's affiliation was incorrectly given as University of Alabama. This has been corrected to University of Georgia.
Choi, Y.-J., Kim, S., Cohen, A. S., & Lu, Z. (2018). The impact of equating on detection of treatment effects. Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods, 17(2), eP2673. doi: 10.22237/jmasm/1559653467