History, Case Studies, Statistics, and Causal Inference

Posted: 28 Sep 2009

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Peter Malcolm Abell

London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Interdisciplinary Institute of Management

Date Written: October 2009

Abstract

The article explores the logic of the orthodox statistical model of causal inference, where many observations are required and compares it with a complementary model of Bayesian Narratives where unique events are encountered.

Suggested Citation

Abell, Peter Malcolm, History, Case Studies, Statistics, and Causal Inference (October 2009). European Sociological Review, Vol. 25, Issue 5, pp. 561-567, 2009. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1479416 or http://dx.doi.org/jcn072

Peter Malcolm Abell (Contact Author)

London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Interdisciplinary Institute of Management ( email )

Houghton Street
London, WC2A 2AE
United Kingdom

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