Table info_variable


description of variables in ParlGov database tables


Döring, Holger and Philip Manow. 2019. Parliaments and governments database (ParlGov): Information on parties, elections and cabinets in modern democracies. Development version.


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Name Description Type
id unique numeric identifier for each observation in data table integer
table id table identifier in 'info_table' text
column number columnr of variable in table text
name name of variable in ParlGov database text
type type of data (text, integer, real, binary, date) text
comment entry variable that should also be documented in 'description' field of observation binary
incomplete variable that has not been coded for all countries yet binary
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.
comment additional information about the coding of this observation text