Publications

Monograph
(2012): Case Studies and Causal Inference: An Integrative Framework (Research Methods Series). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

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Peer reviewed
(all authors contributed equally to co-authored publications; publisher = edited version; OSF = reproduction material + pre-print [if possible])

(accepted): Power and false negatives in Qualitative Comparative Analysis. Political Analysis

Kuehn, David and Ingo Rohlfing (2016): Are There Really Two Cultures? A Pilot Study on the Application of Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Political Science. European Journal of Political Research 55 (4): 885-905 [publisher, OSF]
-> Corrigendum for this article because of a coding error we spotted and corrected after
publication of the article [publisher, OSF]

(2016): Why simulations are appropriate for evaluating Qualitative Comparative Analysis. Quality & Quantity 50 (5): 2073-2084 [open access]

Schneider, Carsten Q. and Ingo Rohlfing (2016): Case studies nested in fuzzy-set QCA on sufficiency: formalizing case selection and causal inference. Sociological Methods & Research 45 (3): 526-568

Derek Beach and Ingo Rohlfing (2015): Integrating cross-case analyses and process tracing in set-theoretic research: strategies and parameters of debate. Sociological Methods & Research advance access.

(2015): Asset or liability? The influence of changes in party membership on party ideology. Party Politics 21(1): 17-27 [reproduction material]

(2015): Mind the gap: A review of simulation designs for Qualitative Comparative Analysis. Research & Politics (December) [open access] [reproduction material]

Detterbeck, Klaus and Ingo Rohlfing (2014): Party leaders in Germany. Book section in edited volume on party leaders by Jean-Benoit Pilet and Bill Cross. London: Routledge: 77-92

(2013): Comparative hypothesis testing via process tracing. Sociological Methods & Research 43 (4): 606-642.

Rohlfing, Ingo and Peter Starke (2013): Building on solid ground: Robust case selection in multi-method research. Swiss Political Science Review 19 (4): 492-512 [correction note]

Schneider, Carsten Q., and Ingo Rohlfing (2013): Combining QCA and process tracing in set-theoretic multi-method research. Sociological Methods & Research 42 (4): 559-597 [supplementary material]

Rohlfing, Ingo, and Carsten Q. Schneider (2013): Improving research on necessary conditions: formalized case selection for process tracing after QCA.* Political Research Quarterly 66 (1): 220-235 [supplementary material]
* Unfortunately, PRQ only offers a URL for the symposium of which this article is a part of.

(2013): Varieties of process tracing and ways to answer why-questions. European Political Science 12 (1):31-39

(2012): Analyzing multilevel data with QCA: a straightforward procedure. International Journal of Social Research Methodology. 15 (6): 497-506 [publisher, OSF]

(2009): Bilateralismus und Multilateralismus in den Internationalen Beziehungen: Ein polit-ökonomischer Ansatz am Beispiel der Handelsbeziehungen. Zeitschrift für internationale Beziehungen 16 (1): 75-101 [link to PDF of the entire issue]

(2009): Discrimination in international trade: A different perspective. Acta Politica 44 (2): 192-210

(2008): What you see and what you get: Pitfalls and principles of nested analysis in comparative research. Comparative Political Studies 41 (11): 1492-1514 [preprint

(2008): Continuity in discontinuity: The domestic political economy of trade cooperation from 1860 to 1914. International Negotiation 13 (2): 211-231
[gated \\ ungated typeset version]

Rixen, Thomas and Ingo Rohlfing (2007): The institutional choice of bilateralism and multilateralism in international trade and taxation. International Negotiation 12 (3): 389-414

Fischer, Jörn, André Kaiser and Ingo Rohlfing (2006): The push and pull of ministerial resignations in Germany, 1969-2005. West European Politics 29 (4): 709-735

Not peer reviewed
Rohlfing, Ingo and Carsten Q. Schneider (2014): Clarifying misunderstandings, moving forward: towards standards and tools for set-theoretic methods. Newsletter of the APSA Section Qualitative Methods and Multi-Methods Research. 12 (2): 27-34

(2014): Foreward for “Alemán, José A. (2014): Labor relations in new democracies: East Asia, Latin America, and Europe. 2.ed. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.”

(2013): A tale of four books. Contribution to symposium on Goertz and Mahoney’s A Tale of Two Cultures. Newsletter of the APSA Section Qualitative Methods and Multi-Methods Research

(2013): What is the relation between comparative historical analysis and ‘ordinary’ case studies? European Political Science 12 (1): 16-19

Schneider, Carsten Q., and Ingo Rohlfing (2012): Does set-relational causation fit into a potential outcomes framework? An assessment of Gerring’s proposal. Newsletter of the APSA Section on Qualitative Methods and Multi-method Research 10 (1): 8-14

Kühn, David, and Ingo Rohlfing (2010): Causal explanation and multi-method research in the social sciences. Working Paper no. 26, Political Methodology Working Paper Series of the IPSA Committee on Concepts & Methods

Kühn, David and Ingo Rohlfing (2009): Does it, really? Measurement error and omitted variables in multi-method designs. Newsletter of the APSA Section for Qualitative and Multi-Method Research 9 (2): 18-22 

(2008): Vergleichende Fallanalysen (Comparative case studies). Pickel, Susanne, Gert Pickel, Hans-Joachim Lauth and Detlef Jahn (eds.): Vergleichende politikwissenschaftliche Methoden. Wiesbaden: VS-Verlag: 133-151

 

Book reviews

Mahoney, James, and Kathleen A. Thelen (eds.) (2009): Explaining Institutional Change: Ambiguity, Agency, and Power. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Political Studies Review 9 (2): 259-260

Challenges and change in party politics, Journal of European Integration 33 (1): 93-99
(Benoit, Kenneth and Michael Laver (2006): Party Policy in Modern Democracies; Bosco, Anna and Leonardo Morlino (eds.) (2007): Party Change in Southern Europe; O’Brennan, John and Raunio Tapio (eds.) (2007): National parliaments within the enlarged European Union; Poguntke, Thomas et al. (eds.) (2007): The Europeanisation of national political parties; Deschouwer, Kris (ed.) (2008): New parties in government)

Box-Steffensmeier/Brady/Collier (eds.) (2008): Oxford Handbook of Political Methodology. Political Studies Review 7 (3): 402

Schimmelfennig/Gschwend (eds.) (2008): Forschungsdesign in der Politikwissenschaft. Swiss Political Science Review 14 (3): 579-583

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