CDI Practice Paper
John Mayne
Institute of Development Studies, Brighton, August 2019

John Mayne discusses ways of assessing the relative importance of such causal factors, while arguing that there are likely no quantitative answers to the question. Rather, there is a need to carefully articulate the relative importance question, decide which causal factors one wants to compare, and to decide how one wants to interpret ‘importance’.

Issue: 21
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