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List of Online Resources for Comparative Politics Data
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dataAuthor Replication Data; Comparative Politics
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Chris Blattman
Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicagodata
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dataPolitical Science Journals; Comparative Politics
Acta Politica
One of the few truly international political science journals with a broad scope across the discipline (published by Springer).data
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Arab Barometer
The objectives of the Arab Barometer are to produce scientifically reliable data on the politically-relevant attitudes of ordinary citizens, to disseminate and apply survey findings in order to contribute to political reform, and to strengthen institdata
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Austrian National Election Study
Comprehensive social science analysis of Austrian national elections. data
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British Journal of Politics and International Relations
(Sage Publishing) Research on British politicsdata
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dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Caucasus Research Resource Centers
A network of research, resource and training centers established in 2003 in the capital cities of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia, see datasets.data
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CIRI Human Rights Dataset
standards-based quantitative information on government respect for 15 internationally recognized human rights for 202 countriesdata
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Comparative Study of Electoral Systems
A collaborative program of research among election study teams from around the world.data
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Daniel Aldrich
Northeastern Universitydata
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Datorium from GESIS
a data repository service for the social science and economic science research community from GESIS – Leibniz-Institute for the Social Sciencesdata
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dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Development Economics Datasets
Managed by Masayuki Kudamatsudata
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Economic data from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
Macro-economic and structural data series, includes the Life in Transition Survey.data
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European Election Studies
About electoral participation and voting behavior in European Parliament elections.data
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Groningen Growth and Development Centre (GGDC)
Platform for research on economic growth and development, comprehensive databases on indicators of growth and development that the Centre compiles and maintains on a regular basis.data
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dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Institutional Quality Dataset
From Aljaz Kuncic, covers 1990 - 2010data
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Israel National Election Studies
Aims to investigate voting patterns, public opinion, and political participation in Israel.data
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Laron K. Williams
University of Missouri, see dataverse.data
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Manifesto Project Database
provides the scientific community with parties' policy positions derived from a content analysis of parties' electoral manifestos.data
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Michael L. Ross
UCLAdata
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Nathan M. Jensen
Professor, University at Texas Austindata
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Penn World Table
database with information on relative levels of income, output, input and productivity, covering 182 countries between 1950 and 2014data
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Political Constraint Index (POLCON) Dataset
From Witold Jerzy Heniszdata
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Presidential Power Scores
presidential power scores for 116 countries across 181 time periodsdata
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dataAuthor Replication Data; Comparative Politics
Slava Mikhaylov
University of Essex, replication materials on publications page.data
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V-Dem (Varieties of Democracy)
aims to produce better Indicators of Democracy.data
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Africa Information Highway
Multiple customized tools to gather indicators, analyze them, and export them into multiple formats.data
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Archigos
A data base on leaders 1875 - 2004.data
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Autocratic Regime Data
Provides transition information for the 280 autocratic regimes in existence from 1946 to 2010data
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Canadian Election Study
Thorough account of Canadian elections.data
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Chapel Hill Expert Survey
Estimate party positioning on European integration, ideology and policy issues for national parties in a variety of European countries.data
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Comparative Agendas Project
The Comparative Agendas Project collects and organizes data from archived sources to track policy outcomes across countries. See dataset codebooks.data
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Comparative Welfare Entitlements Dataset
Contains information about the structure and generosity of social insurance benefits in 33 countries around the world.data
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Danish National Election Study
Data from all 16 elections in the 1971-2011 period.data
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Dave Armstrong
Western University in London, Ontario, replication files on research page.data
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Duane Swank
Professor of Political Science at Marquette University.data
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Educational Attainment Dataset
Focus on 1950-2010data
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George Tsebelis
Professor of Political Science, Univ. of Michigan, see data page.data
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Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance Datasets
Measured related to sustainable democracy worldwidedata
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Institutions and Elections Project
contains information on de jure institutional provisions, electoral procedures, and electoral events for 170 countries in the period 1960–2012data
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Kenneth Benoit
LSEdata
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Latin American Public Opinion Project
Carries out surveys of public opinion in Latin America, include Americas Barometer survey.data
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Megan E Reif
V-Dem Institute Research Fellow , Department of Political Science, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburgdata
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Miriam Golden
UCLAdata
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ParlGov Parliaments and Governments Database
A data infrastructure for political science and contains information for all EU and most OECD democracies.data
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Peter Van der Windt
Assistant professor of political science at New York University – Abu Dhabi.data
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dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Political Data Yearbook
Captures election results, national referenda, changes in government, and institutional reforms for a range of countries, within and beyond the EU.data
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dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Quality of Government Institute
research on the causes, consequences and nature of Good Governance and the Quality of Governmendata
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Swedish National Election Studies
Aims to explain why people vote as they do and why an election ends in a particular way. See data page.data
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World Bank Open Data
Free and open access to global development datadata
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Andreas Wimmer
Columbia Universitydata
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Australian Election Study
Aims to provide a long-term perspective on stability and change in the political attitudes and behaviour of the Australian electorate.data
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British Election Study
Long term studies of Britain's electoral behaviour.data
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dataPolitical Science Journals; Comparative Politics
Canadian Journal of Political Science
Primary forum for innovative research on Canadian politics and government.data
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dataAuthor Replication Data; Comparative Politics
Christopher Adolph
Univ. of Washingtondata
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dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Comparative Political Data Set
Collection of political and institutional country-level data. It consists of annual data for 36 democratic countries for the period of 1960 to 2015 or since their transition to democracy.data
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Corruption Perceptions Index
Transparency International scores countries on how corrupt their public sectors are seen to be.data
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Datasets on Democratic Deepening and Regression
DEDERE Project on the causes of democratic deepening and regression.data
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David J. Samuels
University of Minnesotadata
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dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Dutch Parliamentary Voting Dataset
Voting behaviour in the Dutch parliament.data
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dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
ERDDA.se Comparative Data Projects
Several projects from professor Torbjörn Bergman at Södertörn University, Stockholm.data
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Global Parliamentary Report
Data on the structure, members, budget, staff, committees and sitting days of the world's parliaments.data
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dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Institute for Social and Economic Research
Work includes British Household Panel Survey.data
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Irfan Nooruddin
Georgetown University, see dataverse.data
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dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
KOF Index of Globalization
measures the three main dimensions of globalization: economic, social, and political.data
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Maddison Project Database
Estimates of economic growth in the world economic between AD 1 and 2010data
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Mert Moral
Sabancı University, Istanbul-Turkey, see dataverse.data
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dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
NatCen Social Research
Britain’s largest independent social research agency, features British Social Attitudes Data.data
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dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Party Government Data Set
Party Government in 40 Democracies 1945-2008, from Jaap Woldendorp, Hans Keman, Ian Budge.data
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Pippa Norris
Harvard Universitydata
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dataPolitical Science Journals; Comparative Politics
Political Studies
Early View/Latest Articles
International journal publishes research in all areas of politics and international relationsdata
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dataAuthor Replication Data; Comparative Politics
Robert J Franzese Jr.
University of Michigan, see replication files on publications page.data
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dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Transparency International
A suite of measures of government corruptiondata
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dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
World Bank's Data Catalog
The data catalog is a listing of available World Bank datasets, including databases, pre-formatted tables, reports, and other resources.data
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