Background reading I have found of value
Goertz, G., Mahoney, J., 2012. A Tale of Two Cultures: Qualitative and Quantitative Research in the Social Sciences. Princeton University Press. Great background context for the kind of analyses possible with EvalC3
See also Gary Goertz new book: Multimethod Research, Causal Mechanisms, and Case Studies: An Integrated Approach, 2017. Princeton University Press.
Kotu, V., Deshpande, B., 2014. Predictive Analytics and Data Mining: Concepts and Practice with RapidMiner. Morgan Kaufmann. Contains very useful chapters on Decision Tree method
Befani, B. Evaluating Development Interventions With QCA: Potential And Pitfalls. Forthcoming 2016. The definitive book on QCA written from an evaluation perspective
Papers I have written
Alternative approaches to exploring and testing complex causal models of development interventions. Presentation to UK Evaluation Society Conference, March 2016. Available as YouTube video
“Evalating loose theories of change” A YouTube video of Rick Davies’ presentation to DFID EvD staff in October 2015. This presentation put the methods used by EvalC3 in a wider context