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Durham University

Centre for Humanities Engaging Science and Society (CHESS)

CHESS Working Papers

CHESS working paper (Online) ISSN 2053-2660

Theory and Evidence in Economics

Julian Reiss, Durham University

CHESS Working Paper No. 2019-06

[Produced as part of the Knowledge for Use (K4U) Research Project]

July 2019

What Are the Drivers of Induction? Towards a Material Theory+

Julian Reiss, Durham University

CHESS Working Paper No. 2019-05

[Produced as part of the Knowledge for Use (K4U) Research Project]

July 2019

For whom does ‘what works’ work? The political economy of evidence-based education

Nick Cowen, New York University School of Law

CHESS Working Paper No. 2019-04

[Produced as part of the Knowledge for Use (K4U) Research Project]

April 2019

Predictive analytics in child protection

Eileen Munro, Durham University and LSE

CHESS Working Paper No. 2019-03

[Produced as part of the Knowledge for Use (K4U) Research Project]

April 2019

Street-level Theories of Change: Adapting the Medical Model of Evidence-based Practice for Policing

Nick Cowen, New York University School of Law and Nancy Cartwright, Durham University and UCSD

CHESS Working Paper No. 2019-02

[Produced as part of the Knowledge for Use (K4U) Research Project]

February 2019

Objectivity in Science and Law: A Shared Rescue Strategy

Matt Burch, University of Essex and Katherine Furman, University College Cork

CHESS Working Paper No. 2019-01

[Produced as part of the Knowledge for Use (K4U) Research Project]

February 2019

Mechanisms, ceteris paribus laws and covering-law explanation

Nancy Cartwright, Durham University and UCSD, John Pemberton, London School of Economics and Sarah Wieten, Stanford University Center for Biomedical Ethics

CHESS Working Paper No. 2018-04

[Produced as part of the Knowledge for Use (K4U) Research Project]

October 2018

Trade-offs between Epistemic and Moral Values in Evidence-Based Policy

Donal Khosrowi, Durham University

CHESS Working Paper No. 2018-03

[Produced as part of the Knowledge for Use (K4U) Research Project]

March 2018

A Technical Overview of the Evidence Framework Approach: Practical Ways of Thinking about Evidence

Paul Pearce, Defence Science and Technology Laboratory UK

CHESS Working Paper No. 2018-02

March 2018

Constructed Objectivity and Realist Presuppositions: a Kantian Framework

Eleonora Montuschi, University Ca’ Foscari of Venice

CHESS Working Paper No. 2018-01

[Produced as part of the Knowledge for Use (K4U) Research Project]

March 2018

How to Learn about Causes in the Single Case

Prof Nancy Cartwright, Durham University

CHESS Working Paper No. 2017-04

[Produced as part of the Knowledge for Use (K4U) Research Project]

December 2017

Against External Validity

Prof Julian Reiss, Durham University

CHESS Working Paper No. 2017-03

November 2017

Fact-Value Entanglement in Positive Economics

Prof Julian Reiss, Durham University

CHESS Working Paper No. 2017-02

[Produced as part of the Knowledge for Use (K4U) Research Project]

April 2017

Improving Child Safety: deliberation, judgement and empirical research

Munro, E., Cartwright, N., Hardie, J. and Montuschi, E.

[Produced as part of the Knowledge for Use (K4U) Research Project]

February 2017

What’s so special about empirical adequacy?

Sindhuja Bhakthavatsalam, California State University and Prof Nancy Cartwright, Durham University and UCSD

CHESS Working Paper No. 2016-08

[Produced as part of the Knowledge for Use (K4U) Research Project]

September 2016

A Theory of Measurement

Prof Norman M. Bradburn, NORC and University of Chicago, Prof Nancy Cartwright, Durham University and UCSD and Jonathan Fuller, University of Toronto

CHESS Working Paper No. 2016-07

[Produced as part of the Knowledge for Use (K4U) Research Project]

September 2016

Are laws of nature consistent with contingency?

Prof Nancy Cartwright, Durham University and UCSD and Pedro Merlussi, Durham University

CHESS Working Paper No. 2016-06

[Produced as part of the Knowledge for Use (K4U) Research Project]

September 2016

Understanding and misunderstanding randomized controlled trials

Prof Sir Angus Deaton, Princeton University and Prof Nancy Cartwright, Durham University and UCSD

CHESS Working Paper No. 2016-05

[Produced as part of the Knowledge for Use (K4U) Research Project]

August 2016

The Poetry of Science: Creativity and Constraint

Prof Tom McLeish, Professor, Department of Physics, Durham University

CHESS Working Paper No. 2016-04

April 2016

Iraq's Dark Shadow: Tony Blair's moment of truth?

Marie-Hélène Labbé, Visiting Fellow, Department of Philosophy, Durham University

CHESS Working Paper No. 2016-03

April 2016

Causality, Teleology and Explanation in Social Sciences

Ricardo F. Crespo, IAE Universidad Austral and National Council of Scientific Research (Argentina)

CHESS Working Paper No. 2016-02

February 2016

Objectivity – What it is for, when we can have it and when we can’t

Jeremy Hardie, London School of Economics
CHESS Working Paper No. 2016-01
February 2016

Archaeological Modeling, Representational and Experimental

Alison Wylie, University of Washington (Seattle) and Durham University

CHESS Working Paper No. 2015-04

December 2015

Making the Most of the Evidence: Evidence-based policy in the classroom

Nick Cowen, Kings College London and Nancy Cartwright, Durham University with Baljinder Virk and Stella Mascarenhas-Keyes

CHESS Working Paper No. 2015-03

July 2015

Single Case Causes: What is Evidence and Why

Nancy Cartwright, Durham University
CHESS Working Paper No. 2015-02
March 2015

A Pragmatist Theory of Evidence

Julian Reiss, Durham University
CHESS Working Paper No. 2015-01
February 2015

Making the Most of the Evidence in Education: A Guide for Working Out What Works...Here and Now

Nick Cowen, King's College London, and Nancy Cartwright, Durham University
CHESS Working Paper No. 2014-03
October 2014

Deliberating Policy: Where morals and methods mix – and not always for the best

Nancy Cartwright, Durham University
CHESS Working Paper No. 2014-02
July 2014

Struggling Over the Soul of Economics: Objectivity vs Expertise

Julian Reiss, Durham University
CHESS Working Paper No. 2013-01
September 2013

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