- Hedström, Peter, and Petri Ylikoski. 2010. “Causal Mechanisms in the Social Sciences.” Annual Review of Sociology 36 (August): 49–67.
Critiques the essential contributions of philosophy and the social sciences to the causal mechanism approach.
- Open Learning Initiative. Causal and Statistical Reasoning. 2012. Carnegie Mellon University. http://oli.cmu.edu/courses/future/causal-statistical-reasoning/.
An online course on causal and statistical reasoning offered by Carnegie Mellon University.
- Tufts University. Visual Understanding Environment (VUE). http://vue.tufts.edu/.
An Open Source project through Tufts University that develops tools for organizing, presenting, and distributing digital information.
- World Bank Group. 2014. “Worldwide Governance Indicators.”
A project that gathers and presents aggregate and individual governance indicators (e.g., political stability, government effectiveness, rule of law, etc.) for 215 economies over the period 1996–2013.
- Schaffer, Frederic Charles. Elucidating Social Science Concepts : an Interpretivist Guide New York: Routledge, 2016.
An interpretivist approach to concepts, which differs from the positivist approach but can accompany it to better understand the important role concepts pay in all social science research.