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Quality & Quantity

International Journal of Methodology

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17.10.2019

Correlation factors influencing terrorist attacks: political, social or economic? A study of terrorist events in 49 “Belt and Road” countries

The implementation of the Belt and Road Initiative proposed by China faces security risks brought about by frequent global terrorist attacks, the best solution to which is to identify its root causes and take targeted measures. Panel data from …

15.10.2019

Using old results to produce new solutions in age–period–cohort multiple classification models

The best fitting solutions to the age–period–cohort multiple classification (APCMC) model lie on a line of solutions in multidimensional solution space. This means that there are an infinite number of best fitting solutions to an APCMC model. This …

11.10.2019

Political culture: a theory in search for methodology. An editorial

Political culture theory has passed through several periods of intensive development and high interest from both social and political science research (Seligson 2002 ; Eckstein 1988 ; Elkins and Simeon 1979 ). Its success has been based on the …

08.10.2019

Survey participation to the first Wave of a longitudinal study of older people: the case of the Italian InveCe.Ab study

Longitudinal surveys of older people are very powerful research resources to study social inequalities and monitor older people’s health conditions. However, these surveys pose specific methodological challenges. Response at Wave 1 is a very …

05.10.2019

Tourism competitiveness of Italian municipalities

The purpose of the paper is the study of tourism competitiveness and its determinants for the almost 8000 Italian municipalities. The partial least squares method is used on secondary data. Competitiveness is a latent factor measured by a number …

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Quality and Quantity constitutes a point of reference for European and non-European scholars to discuss instruments of methodology for more rigorous scientific results in the social sciences.
The journal publishes papers on models of classification, methods for constructing typologies, models of simulation, neural networks and fuzzy sets for social research, mathematical models applied to social mobility, mathematical models of voting behavior, qualitative methodology and feminist methodology, discussions on the general logic of empirical research, analysis of the validity and verification of social laws, and similar topics.
Quality and Quantity is an interdisciplinary journal which systematically correlates disciplines such as mathematics and statistics with the social sciences, particularly sociology, economics, and social psychology.
The journal extends discussion of interesting contributions in methodology to scholars worldwide, to promote the scientific development of social research.

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