ECPR Winter School: Comparative Research Design

Online

This course provides training on methods that enable a researcher to construct a solid and well-argued comparative research design (CRD) – any research enterprise that comprises at least two ‘cases’ or units of analysis.  We will cover multiple options, from very few cases (small-n) to multiple cases (intermediate-n) to many cases (larger-n), and in particular … Continue reading ECPR Winter School: Comparative Research Design

£465 – £485

ECPR Winter School: Qualitative Comparative Analysis

Online

This course introduces you to Qualitative Comparative Analysis and fuzzy sets, and their application in the social sciences, using the R software environment.  It starts out by familiarising you with the basic concepts of the underlying methodological perspective, including formal logic, Boolean algebra, causal complexity, and calibration. From there, we move to the central notions … Continue reading ECPR Winter School: Qualitative Comparative Analysis

£465 – £485

ECPR Winter School: Advanced Qualitative Comparative Analysis

Online

This course will deepen your understanding of the potentials and pitfalls of set-theoretic methods. The skills you gain will enable you to be more critical and assertive if and when you choose or reject set-theoretic methods as the most appropriate research method for your research project. By the end of this course, you will be … Continue reading ECPR Winter School: Advanced Qualitative Comparative Analysis

£465 – £875

Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA): A set-analytic approach to studying organizational configurations

Erasmus Research Institute of Management Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam

This 3-day introduces you to the nuts and bolts of QCA. It is structured in six session (each ½ days) covering the history of QCA, the logics of case selection and research designs, small-N QCA, large-N QCA, configurational research in management, and advanced topics in QCA. Throughout the course, we will also explore opportunities for … Continue reading Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA): A set-analytic approach to studying organizational configurations

Free – €250

Coincidence Analysis (CNA) in Health Services Research

Online

Hosted by Regenstrief Institute, this intensive course offers health researchers a tailored approach to applying Coincidence Analysis (CNA). Part I of the Beginners-level Course on CNA begins with an intensive 3-day exploration of configurational comparative methods with a focus on Coincidence Analysis (CNA). Michael Baumgartner will guide participants through the the philosophical roots of regularity theories of … Continue reading Coincidence Analysis (CNA) in Health Services Research

$975

Qualitative Comparative Analysis: Research Design and Application (25th Summer School in Social Science Methods)

Università della Svizzera Italiana Via Buffi 13, Lugano

Workshop contents and objectives This workshop gives a thorough introduction to the method of Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA), with an emphasis on research design and practical application. Since its inception (Ragin 1987), QCA has gained recognition among social scientists as a case-based research method that is ideally suited to capture causal complexity. This essentially describes … Continue reading Qualitative Comparative Analysis: Research Design and Application (25th Summer School in Social Science Methods)

700CHF – 1100CHF

Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA) and Fuzzy Sets

Online

This course introduces participants to set-theoretic methods and their application in the social sciences with a focus on Qualitative Comparative Analysis. The course starts out by familiarizing students with the basic concepts of the underlying methodological perspective, among them the central notions of necessity and sufficiency, formal logic and Boolean algebra. From there, we move … Continue reading Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA) and Fuzzy Sets

$USD400 – $USD630

5th International QCA Paper Development Workshop

Seattle Convention Center 705 Pike Street, Seattle, WA

The International QCA Paper Development Workshop 2021 provides a unique platform for researchers working on papers involving QCA to meet QCA experts, get feedback on their on-going research and learn about the latest methodological developments in QCA. The workshop is interdisciplinary and interactive and allows for in-depth discussions and individual feedback from internationally renowned QCA … Continue reading 5th International QCA Paper Development Workshop

International Winter School on Public Policy (ALPS Edition 2022) – Qualitative Comparative Analysis

International Public Policy Association 3 Rue Maurice Audin, Vaulx-en-Velin, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Program Description The winter school aims at providing the opportunity for Ph.D. students and early career researchers to advance their knowledge on Public Policy theories, concepts and, methodologies. Students will take part in workshops where they will be able to discuss their research projects and receive feedback from both their peers and acclaimed scholars of … Continue reading International Winter School on Public Policy (ALPS Edition 2022) – Qualitative Comparative Analysis

€150 – €350

Konstanz Methods Excellence Workshops: Qualitative Comparative Analysis

Online

Course Description This virtual main course, designed using an innovative pedagogical combination of asynchronous and synchronous on-line elements, introduces you to the nuts and bolts of Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA). QCA is an innovative set-theoretic technique that allows for comparisons of small, intermediate or large numbers of cases in order to identify necessary and / … Continue reading Konstanz Methods Excellence Workshops: Qualitative Comparative Analysis

€390 – €430

Comparative Methods for Systematic Cross-Case Analysis