Using Sequences to Model Crises

  title={Using Sequences to Model Crises},
  author={Gretchen Casper and Matthew Charles Wilson},
  journal={Political Science Research and Methods},
  pages={381 - 397}
The logic of historical explanation obliges one to understand temporality as a moderator of various effects on political outcomes. Temporal problems remain in the empirical analysis of political phenomena, however, especially as it pertains to categorical data and long-term time dependence. Many theories in political science assert that sequencing matters or that political outcomes are path dependent, but they remain untested (or improperly tested) assertions for which sequence analysis may be… Expand
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