Browse by title

You are looking at 1 - 8 of 8 items :

  • Environment x
  • Politics and Public Policy x
  • Regional Economics x
  • All accessible content x
Clear All
This content is available to you

Lasse Gerrits and Stefan Verweij

We argue that infrastructure projects are complex and that evaluations of such projects need to do justice to that complexity. The three principal aspects discussed here are heterogeneity, uniqueness, and context. Evaluations that are serious about incorporating the complexity of projects need to address these aspects. Often, evaluations rely on single case studies. Such studies are useful because they allow researchers to focus on the heterogeneous, unique, and contextual nature of projects. However, their relevance for explaining other (future) projects is limited. Larger-n studies allow for the comparison of cases, but they come with the important downside that their relevance for explaining single projects is limited because they cannot incorporate heterogeneity, uniqueness, and context sufficiently. The method Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA) presents a promising solution to this conundrum. This book offers a guide to using QCA when evaluating infrastructure projects.

This content is available to you

Lasse Gerrits and Stefan Verweij

This content is available to you

Joel Scheraga

This content is available to you

M. Ruth, K. Donaghy and P. Kirshen

This content is available to you

Edited by Matthias Ruth, Kieran Donaghy and Paul Kirshen

This content is available to you

Edited by Harvey M. Jacobs

This content is available to you

Edited by Harvey M. Jacobs

This content is available to you

Harvey M. Jacobs