External data for Germany

Parties in Chapel Hill expert survey series

ID Name English name ParlGov parties
301 CDU Christlich Demokratische Union Christian Democratic Union CDUCDU+CSU
302 SPD Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands Social Democratic Party of Germany SPD
303 FDP Freie Demokratische Partei Free Democratic Party FDP
304 Grünen Bündnis '90/Die Grünen Alliance 90/The Greens B90/Gru
305 REP Republikaner Republikaner Rep
306 PDS; Linkspartei/PDS Partei des Demokratischen Sozialismus; Die Linkspartei/ Partei des Demokratischen Sozialismus Party of Democratic Socialism; Left Party/Party of Democratic Socialism Li/PDS
308 CSU Christlich Soziale Union in Bayern Christian Social Union in Bavaria CSU
309 DVU Deutsche Volksunion German People’s Union DVU

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).

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