Observational Studies Spring 2021 Volume 7

About Observational Studies

Observational Studies is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes manuscripts on all aspects of observational studies, including, but not limited to, study protocols for observational studies, methodologies for observational studies, descriptions of data sets for observational studies, software for observational studies and analyses of observational studies. For further details, see the journal's aims and scope.

Project MUSE is now hosting the Commentaries on Leo Breiman’s paper “Statistical Modeling: The Two Cultures” (Statistical Science, 2001, 16(3), 199-231) as a Special Issue of Observational Studies.  Read the Commentaries here.


Observational Studies is now accepting submissions. See Author Guidelines for more information or email the editors at [email protected]. All manuscripts should be submitted via the Scholastica online submission system.

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