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Quality & Quantity

International Journal of Methodology

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On measuring complexity in a post-industrial economy: the ecosystem’s approach

We propose the Modified Economic Complexity Index (MECI) as a possible refinement to two relevant complexity measures: the Economic Complexity index (ECI) and the Fitness and Complexity index (FCI). Both ECI and FCI are used for the evaluation of …


On the nonlinear relationship between energy consumption and economic development in China: new evidence from panel data threshold estimations

According to China’s thirteenth “Five-Year Plan (2016–2020)”, the economic and social transition to the sustainable style has become the consensus of the Chinese government and the academic world. Given the important role of energy in China’s …


Diffusion of cryptocurrencies: web traffic and social network attributes as indicators of cryptocurrency performance

This study investigates the popularity, global and local presence of the top cryptocurrency websites in terms of market capitalization, and geographic distribution of cryptocurrency information on the web by mapping the information network of …


Industrial development factors: a comprehensive analysis of United States of America, European Union and China

A better functioning industrial sector matters directly for growth and contributes indirectly to poverty alleviation, unemployment reduction, trade promotion, exchange of goods and services, increased per capital income, GDP growth etc. in …


Is terrorism, poverty, and refugees the dark side of globalization?

We present a new model on the impact of terrorism on the Deglobalization process. The channels are faster poverty expansion, largest flows of refugees, expansion of trade protectionism, and last but not least, the dramatic expansion of economic …

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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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