Supervision Resources

General Research Design

The Research Methods Knowledge Base.

Shadish et al. 2002. Experimental and Quasiexperimental Designs for Generalized Causal Inference. Cengage.

Morgan and Winship. 2007. Counterfactuals and Causal Inference: Methods and Principles for Social Research. Cambridge.

Imai et al. 2011. Unpacking the Black Box of Causality: Learning about Causal Mechanisms from Experimental and Observational Studies. APSR.

Qualitative Case-Based Research Design

King et al. 1994. Designing Social Inquiry: Scientific Inference in Qualitative Research.

Abadie et al. 2014. Comparative Politics and the Synthetic Control Method. AJPS.

Gisselquist. 2014. Paired Comparison and Theory Development: Considerations for Case Selection. PS: Political Science.

Plumper et al. 2010. Case Selection and Causal Inference in Qualitative Research. SSRN.

Slater and Ziblat. 2014. The Enduring Indispensability of Controlled Comparison. CPS.

Tarrow. 2010. The Strategy of Paired Comparison: Toward a Theory of Practice. CPS.

Quantitative Research Design

Angrist and Pischke. 2009. Mostly Harmless Econometrics: An Empiricist’s Companion. Princeton.

Angrist and Pischke. 2015. Mastering ‘Metrics. Princeton.

Greene. 2012. Econometric Analysis. Pearson.

Keele. 2015. The Statistics of Causal Inference: The View from Political Methodology. Political Analysis.

Schrodt. 2011. Seven Deadly Sins of Contemporary Quantitative Political Analysis. JPR.

King et al. 2011. Comparative Effectiveness of Matching Methods for Causal Inference.

Grant and Lebo. 2016. Error Correction Methods with Political Time Series. Political Analysis.

TSCS Methods

Beck and Katz. 1995. What to do (and not to do) with TSCS Data. APSR.

Beck, Katz, and Tucker. 1998. Taking Time Seriously: TSCS Analysis with a Binary DV. AJPS.

Bell and Jones. 2015. Explaining Fixed Effects: Random Effects Modeling of TSCS and Panel Data. PSRM.

Clark and Linzer. 2014. Should I Use Fixed or Random Effects? PSRM.

De Boef and Keele. 2008. Taking Time Seriously. AJPS.

Keele and Kelly. 2006. Dynamic Models for Dynamic Theories: The Ins and Outs of Lagged DVs. Political Analysis.

Data Resources

Graham-Tucker IPE Data Resource

Economic Data Resources

Enterprise Surveys
Global Health Observatory (WHO)
Human Development Reports (UNDP)
International Financial Statistics (IMF)
Peter Schott’s Trade Data
Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS)
World Development Indicators (World Bank)
World Economic Outlook (IMF)
World Integrated Trade Solution (World Bank)
World Trade Flows (WTF)

Political Data Resources

Center for Responsive Politics
Congressional Publications
Database of Political Institutions
Democracy Crossnational & Time Series
Human Trafficking Data
World Values Survey