Process Tracing

Presenter: David Waldner, Associate Professor in the Department of Politics at the University of Virginia.


Recommended Readings: 

Waldner, D. (2014). “What Makes Process Tracing Good? Causal Mechanisms, Causal Inference, and the Completeness Standard in Comparative Politics,” In A. Bennett & J. Checkel (Eds.), Process Tracing: From Metaphor to Analytic Tool. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 126-152.

Bennett, A. (2008). “Process Tracing: A Bayesian Perspective,” in J. Box-Steffensmeier, H. E. Brady, and D. Collier (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Political Methodology. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 702-721.