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Agent‐Based Modeling  

Scott de Marchi and Scott E. Page

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Aug 2008
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Sep 2009
This article provides a discussion on agent-based modeling. Two examples that show the ability of computational methods to extend game-theoretic results are presented. It then discusses ... More

Anthropology  

Cris Shore

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May 2014
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Jan 2014
From an anthropological perspective, political leadership is a system of social relationships involving authority, charisma and other forms of personal or institutional power, whose rules ... More

Arms Supply and Proliferation Networks  

David Kinsella and Alexander H. Montgomery

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Sep 2017
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Aug 2016
Network analyses of global and regional arms flows (including small arms and light weapons, major conventional weapons, and weapons of mass destruction) and related international ... More

Bayesian Analysis  

Andrew D. Martin

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Aug 2008
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Sep 2009
This article surveys modern Bayesian methods of estimating statistical models. It first provides an introduction to the Bayesian approach for statistical inference, contrasting it with ... More

Candidate Traits and Political Choice  

Bruce W. Hardy

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Aug 2017
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Jul 2014
What role do presidential candidate character traits play in vote decisions? To some, the answer is obvious as campaigns, journalists, pundits, and voters frequently differentiate ... More

Case Selection for Case‐Study Analysis: Qualitative and Quantitative Techniques  

John Gerring

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Aug 2008
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Sep 2009
This article presents some guidance by cataloging nine different techniques for case selection: typical, diverse, extreme, deviant, influential, crucial, pathway, most similar, and most ... More

The Case Study: What it is and What it Does  

John Gerring

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Jul 2009
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Sep 2009
This article presents a reconstructed definition of the case study approach to research. This definition emphasizes comparative politics, which has been closely linked to this method since ... More

Case‐Oriented Configura‐Tional Research: Qualitative Comparative Analysis (Qca), Fuzzy Sets, and Related Techniques  

Benoît Rihoux

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Aug 2008
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Sep 2009
This article investigates the tradition of case-oriented configurational research, focusing specifically on qualitative comparative analysis (QCA) as a tool for causal inference. It first ... More

Causal Inference in Political Networks  

Jon C. Rogowski and Betsy Sinclair

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Sep 2017
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Aug 2016
Though scholars have developed an increasingly rich set of research findings regarding the structure of political networks, identifying causal associations between these networks and ... More

Causal Inference with Complex Survey Designs: Generating Population Estimates Using Survey Weights  

Ines Levin and Betsy Sinclair

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Sep 2018
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Apr 2016
This article discusses methods that combine survey weighting and propensity score matching to estimate population average treatment effects. Beginning with an overview of causal inference ... More

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