Table external_party_chess

Description

party names from the codebook of Chapel Hill Expert Surveys Series (CHESS) on the positioning of political parties (1996, 1999, 2002, 2006, 2010)

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Reference

Chapel Hill expert survey series (CHESS): Hooghe, Liesbet et al. 2010. “Reliability and validity of the 2002 and 2006 Chapel Hill expert surveys on party positioning.” European Journal of Political Research 49(5):687–703. Steenbergen, Marco, and Gary Marks. 2007. “Evaluating expert judgments.” European Journal of Political Research 46(3):347–366. Ryan Bakker, Catherine de Vries, Erica Edwards, Liesbet Hooghe, Seth Jolly, Gary Marks, Jonathan Polk, Jan Rovny, Marco Steenbergen, and Milada Vachudova. 2012. "Measuring Party Positions in Europe: The Chapel Hill Expert Survey Trend File, 1999-2010.” Party Politics (forthcoming).
http://www.unc.edu/~gwmarks/data_pp.php

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Variables

Name Description Type
id Chapel Hill expert survey series (CHESS) party ID (Hooghe ea. 2010; Marks/Steenbergen 2007) integer
country Chapel Hill expert survey series (CHESS) country ID (Hooghe ea. 2010; Marks/Steenbergen 2007) integer
name short party abbreviation text
name original name of party with native characters (this field may require a change of character encodings on your local computer) text
name english English name of party text