Papers could be a purely methodological in focus, examining a brand new method, some new software, or provide a critique of an current method. Alternatively a paper may focus on a substantive research question but one which has vital methodological content material and which involves innovation in the method. The focus of the presentation should be methodological features of the research even when future publications emphasise theory or findings. The Political Methodology group aims to assist bridge the divide between qualitative and quantitative methods in political research and so there isn’t any requirement that papers ought to only give attention to advanced statistical strategies, but such papers would be welcome. Welcome to the page of the Political Methodology Specialist Group of the Political Studies Association.
For Gerber and Green (Chapter 15) field experiments and pure experiments are a way to overcome the external validity limitations of laboratory experiments. They present … Read More