Current Issues in Coincidence Analysis

The first international conference dedicated exclusively to the configurational comparative method of Coincidence Analysis (CNA).

Gautam Arora


This conference provides a platform for exchange between CNA methodologists and applied researchers. The newest methodological developments and open questions will be presented alongside exemplary applications from public health, surgical research, social and political science. Here is a list of confirmed speakers and their presentations:

Deborah Cragun (Univ. of South Florida): Practical applications of CNA with real world data: Tips, tricks and areas of confusion

Reiping Huang (Northwestern): CNA applications in a surgical research center

Tim Haesebrouck (Ghent University): The populist radical right and military intervention: A CNA of military deployment votes

Jonathan Freitas (Univ. of Minas Gerais): A roadmap for the coincidence analysis of clustered data

Edward Miech (Regenstrief Institute): Validating CNA models with sequestered data: A novel application of Coincidence Analysis using a split-sample design

Veli-Pekka Parkkinen (Univ. of Bergen): Norms of correctness for configurational causal models

Rafael Quintana (Univ. of Kansas): Embracing complexity in social science research

Martyna Swiatczak (Univ. of Bergen): Membership inflation in CNA: How over- and underrepresentation of factors affect CNA’s performance

Susanne Tafvelin/Ole Henning Sørensen (Umeå Univ./NFA Denmark): Identifying conditions contributing to outcomes of a workplace intervention using Coincidence Analysis

Jiji Zhang (Hong Kong Baptist Univ.): What kind of difference-making should CNA track?


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