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Causality and low-frequency complex events: the role of comparative narratives

By Peter Abell

Abstract

This article seeks to describe complex events (often occurring at low frequency) where standard statistical modeling of causality is not likely to prove feasible. Such events are perhaps best analyzed using the method of comparative narratives, which relies on an internal model of causality

Topics: H Social Sciences (General)
Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc.
Year: 2001
DOI identifier: 10.1177/0049124101030001004
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.lse.ac.uk:31537
Provided by: LSE Research Online
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