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Method and Substance in Macrocomparative Analysis

  • Lane Kenworthy
  • Alexander Hicks

Part of the Research Methods Series book series (REMES)

About this book


Macrocomparative researchers use a variety of methodological approaches. This book features analyses of a single substantive topic, comparative employment performance in affluent countries, using three of the most common macrocomparative techniques: pooled cross-section time-series regression, qualitative comparative analysis, and small-N analysis.


Comparative analysis employment Institution labor market participation Qualitative Comparative Analysis statistical method work

Editors and affiliations

  • Lane Kenworthy
    • 1
  • Alexander Hicks
    • 2
  1. 1.University of ArizonaUSA
  2. 2.Emory UniversityUSA

About the editors

LANE KENWORTHY is Professor of Sociology and Political Science at the University of Arizona, USA. He studies the causes and consequences of poverty, inequality, mobility, employment, economic growth, and social policy in affluent countries. His books include Jobs with Equality (2008), Egalitarian Capitalism (2004), and In Search of National Economic Success (1995).
ALEXANDER HICKS is Winship Distinguished Research Professor of Sociology, Emory University, USA. Author or co-editor of books including Social Democracy and Welfare Capitalism and first author of papers in leading sociology and political science journals, he twice served as editorial board member for the American Sociological Review and was inaugural co-editor of the Socio-Economic Review.

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