Which method(s) would you prefer and why?
Analyze three articles given below on the topic of causational research. The articles represent three different methods used in causal research strategies: comparative cases, single case and counterfactuals. Write a 3-4 page critical report (typed, double-spaced) in which you discuss what you think about these research methodologies. Be sure to include in your papers the following:
Brief description of the three research methodologies;
What are the strength and weaknesses of each methodology?
Which method(s) would you prefer and why?
James D. Fearon, Counterfactuals and Hypothesis Testing in Political Science, World Politics, 43(2), 1991: 169-195 comparative and single case-studies