Table viewcalc_party_position

Description

policy positions of political parties in important dimensions as provided through various expert surveys

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
party id ParlGov unique party identifier. Variable name 'id' in 'party' table and 'party_id' in all other tables. integer
left right 0--10 scale mean value in left/right dimension with data from Castles/Mair 1983, Huber/Inglehart 1995, Benoit/Laver 2006 and CHES 2010 real
state market 0--10 scale mean value in 'regulation of the economy' dimension with data from Benoit/Laver 2006 and CHES 2010 real
liberty authority 0--10 scale mean value in 'libertarian/authoritarian' dimension with data from Benoit/Laver 2006 and CHES 2010 real
eu anti pro 0--10 scale mean value in 'EU integration' dimension with data from Ray 1999, Benoit/Laver 2006 and CHES 2010
Note: previously variable 'eu_pro_contra' in ParlGov 11/07
real
calculation date date and time calculation was performed with ParlGov R script text