Web Resources

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  • Types of Designs--The Web Center for Social Research Methods provides a brief overview of the different types of experimental designs.
  • Observational vs. Experimental Studies--The Institute for Work and Health (IWH) provides a brief discussion on the both observational and experimental studies and the strengths and weaknesses associated with each of the studies.
  • Natural Experiments--This website briefly discusses natural experiments and their strengths and limitations.