New book chapter on QCA published in Handbook of Research Methods in International Relations:

This chapter is to convince you that QCA and closely related methods of configurational data analysis can add significantly to our knowledge about cause-effect relations. A second goal is to demonstrate the workings of QCA. A third and last goal is to introduce two more recent configurational methods that have solved many of the methodological and technical problems that QCA still remains affected by. A single chapter can never cover all aspects of QCA and related methods in sufficient detail, yet it should provide a good starting point to become acquainted with the foundations of these methods and explore their potential. The chapter is available open-access on its website.

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