Table cabinet

Description

information about cabinets
Note: see documentation of table 'view_cabinet' for information about cabinet definition

Reference

Döring, Holger and Philip Manow. 2018. Parliaments and governments database (ParlGov): Information on parties, elections and cabinets in modern democracies. Development version.

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Variables

Name Description Type
id ParlGov unique identifier for each cabinet. Variable name 'id' in 'cabinet' table and 'cabinet_id' in all other tables. integer
country id ParlGov unique identifier for each country. Variable name 'id' in 'country' table and 'country_id' in all other tables. integer
start date start of cabinet defined as the date of the first event that determines a new cabinet
Note: For some (continuation) caretaker cabinet, the date is set to election date.
date
name label/name of cabinet consisting of the family name of the prime minister and a roman numeral if he/she headed more than one cabinet (ascii characters only) text
caretaker caretaker cabinet with a limited legislative mandate: non-partisan, provisional, technical or continuation (tree month rule) cabinet binary
wikipedia link to wikipedia entry or other url if no wikipedia entry exists url
data source short list of data sources used to code this variable -- references, except urls, are entries in table 'info_data_source' text
description Information about this observation.
Note: This field should also include a short textual account of all information that is coded in the 'data_json' field.
text
comment additional information about the coding of this observation text
previous cabinet id 'cabinet_id' of previous national cabinet in the country integer
previous parliament election id 'election_id' of previous parliamentary election in the country integer
previous ep election id 'election_id' of previous EP election in the country integer
old countryID Previous country ID used versions prior to ParlGov 10/11 -- three digit iso code integer
old cabID Previous cabinet ID used versions prior to ParlGov 10/11 -- Five digit number is composed of the year the cabinet came into office and an ascending digit for the number of the cabinet in that year starting with zero. integer