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Research Design 

The plan of a study that organizes comparisons of observations in such a way as to establish a sound logical basis for causal inference.

(Manheim, J.B., Richard, C.R., Willnat, L., & Brians, C.L. (2008). Empirical political analysis: Quantitative and qualitative research methods (7th ed.). New York: Pearson.)

 

     

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