Claude Rubinson (Univ of Houston-Downtown), Lasse Gerrits (Univ of Bamberg), Roel Rutten (Tilburg Univ), and Thomas Greckhamer (Lousiana State Univ) have produced a pedagogical piece “Avoiding Common Errors in QCA: A Short Guide for New Practioners,” available on the Community Resources page of the COMPASSS website.
Lasse Cronqvist has published Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA). Eine Einführung mit TOSMANA und dem QCA Add-In (Rainer Hampp Verlag 2019). The textbook is aimed at readers with no previous knowledge of QCA and presents the basics of the methodology in a compact form. The descriptions are mainly application-oriented and combines the description of QCA with the application with TOSMANA and the QCA Add-in for Excel.
Eva Thomann (University of Exeter) has been awarded the 2019 best book award of the International Public Policy Association for Customized Implementation of European Union Food Safety Policy: United in Diversity? (Palgrave Macmillan). Her monograph on customized implementations of food safety policy uses fsQCA and explanatory typologies in a comparative case study design. Congratulations Eva!