Manifesto Project Main Dataset (Party Preferences)


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Manifesto Project Dataset (version 2016b)   E: 698 P: 1053 M: 4121

Volkens, Andrea / Lehmann, Pola / Matthieß, Theres / Merz, Nicolas / Regel, Sven (2016): The Manifesto Data Collection. Manifesto Project (MRG/CMP/MARPOR). Version 2016b. Berlin: Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB)

Dataset               stata stata14 spss csv xlsx

Documentation  Codebook Coding Instructions List of Coded Documents (incl. Titles) List of Political Parties

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Manifesto Project Dataset: South America (version 2016b)   E: 15 P: 32 M: 53

Lehmann, Pola / Matthieß Theres / Merz, Nicolas / Regel, Sven with Werner / Annika (2016): The Manifesto Data Collection: South America. Version 2016b. Berlin: Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB)

Dataset               stata stata14 spss csv xlsx

Documentation  Codebook Coding Instructions List of Coded Documents (incl. Titles) List of Political Parties

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Mapping Policy Preferences II   E: 180 P: 623 M: 1261

Klingemann, H.-D., Volkens, A., Bara, J., Budge, I., and McDonald, M. (2006). Mapping Policy Preferences II: Estimates for Parties, Electors, and Governments in Eastern Europe, European Union and OECD 1990-2003. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Dataset               stata spss csv xlsx

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Mapping Policy Preferences I   E: 364 P: 288 M: 1991

Budge, I., Klingemann, H.-D., Volkens, A., Bara, J., and Tanenbaum, E. (2001). Mapping Policy Preferences. Estimates for Parties, Electors, and Governments 1945-1998. Ox- ford: Oxford University Press.

Dataset               stata spss csv xlsx

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