A Unifying Framework for Causal Analysis in Set-Theoretic Multimethod Research

@article{Rohlfing2018AUF,
  title={A Unifying Framework for Causal Analysis in Set-Theoretic Multimethod Research},
  author={Ingo Rohlfing and Carsten Q. Schneider},
  journal={Sociological Methods \& Research},
  year={2018},
  volume={47},
  pages={37 - 63}
}
The combination of Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA) with process tracing, which we call set-theoretic multimethod research (MMR), is steadily becoming more popular in empirical research. Despite the fact that both methods have an elected affinity based on set theory, it is not obvious how a within-case method operating in a single case and a cross-case method operating on a population of cases are compatible and can be combined in empirical research. There is a need to reflect on whether… 

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