Methods and Analysis

Leviathan_by_Thomas_Hobbes.jpgThere are a wide range of methods and modes of analysis employed by political analysis. In this guide, we organize the discussion into several general categories:

  1. The Analysis of Quantitative Data
  2. Game Theory and Models
  3. The Analysis of Qualitative Data
    1. Historical Analysis
    2. Path Dependency
    3. Process Tracing
    4. Counterfactuals
    5. Scenario-Building



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updated August 3, 2017 – MN