The research on meta-analysis and particularly multivariate meta-analysis has been greatly influenced by the work of Ingram Olkin. This paper documents Olkin’s contributions by way of citation counts and outlines several areas of contribution by Olkin and his academic descendants. An academic family tree is provided.
"Multivariate Meta-Analysis: Contributions of Ingram Olkin." Statist. Sci. 22 (3) 401 - 406, August 2007. https://doi.org/10.1214/07-STS239