Comparative Case Study Design

University of Konstanz Universitaetsstrasse 10, Konstanz

A solid foundation in comparative case studies is essential for comparative social scientists. This five-day in-person course provides you with the skills needed to design your qualitative comparative case study research, based on your own and/or other applied research projects. The course covers the topics of causal complexity, concept formation, casing and case selection, logics … Continue reading Comparative Case Study Design

€390 – €460

Introduction to Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA)

Online

Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA) is a set-theoretic technique for comparing intermediate to large numbers of cases that models causal complexity to analyze necessary or sufficient conditions for an outcome. This five-day online course introduces QCA as an approach and a technique, its main assumptions, its standard procedures and operations, and the technical environment used for … Continue reading Introduction to Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA)

€390 – €460

Introduction to Causal Process Tracing

Online

Process tracing is a research method for tracing causal mechanisms using detailed, within-case empirical analysis of how a causal process plays out in an actual case. This five-day online course provides participants with a working understanding of the core elements of process tracing (PT) as a robust case study method, enabling them to utilize it … Continue reading Introduction to Causal Process Tracing

€390 – €460

Qualitative Comparative Analysis at AQCA2023

USC Marshall School of Business 3670 Trousdale Pkwy, Los Angeles, CA

A one-day hybrid workshop that provides a ground-up introduction to Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA) and fuzzy sets. Designed for those who are new to QCA or wish to refresh their knowledge, participants will receive intensive instruction and hands-on experience with QCA software. By the end of the workshop, you will be able to begin designing … Continue reading Qualitative Comparative Analysis at AQCA2023

Introduction to Causal Data Analysis and Modeling with Coincidence Analysis

Prague University of Economics and Business, Czech Republic

This workshop offers an intensive 4-day introduction to causal modeling with Coincidence Analysis (CNA), a relatively new configurational comparative method of data analysis geared towards causal complexity, which has seen a considerable uptick in applications in recent years. No prior knowledge of CNA is required. In plenary lectures, the main developer of CNA, Michael Baumgartner, and … Continue reading Introduction to Causal Data Analysis and Modeling with Coincidence Analysis

€500

Qualitative Comparative Analysis with R

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam De Boelelaan 1109B, Amsterdam, North Holland

This in-presence course gives participants a full introduction to Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA) with R. Throughout, the course follows an ideal-typical research process, placing emphasis on questions of research design and the interpretation of analytical findings. The course will draw on a variety of exercises and applied examples from across the social sciences, to enable … Continue reading Qualitative Comparative Analysis with R

€500 – €750

Comparative Methods for Systematic Cross-Case Analysis