Studying mechanisms to strengthen causal inferences in quantitative research

@inproceedings{Hedstrm2006StudyingMT,
  title={Studying mechanisms to strengthen causal inferences in quantitative research},
  author={Peter Hedstr{\"o}m},
  year={2006}
}
Let me emphasize at the outset that as the terms are being used here, causal inference is not the same as statistical inference. The two types of inference are similar in that they both use “localized” information to draw conclusions about more general phenomena; however the types of phenomena about which one seeks to generalize are not the same and the… CONTINUE READING