manifestata is a free add-on for the commerical statistical software Stata. It provides access to coded election programmes from the Manifesto Corpus and to the Manifesto Project's Main Dataset.
net from https://manifesto-project.wzb.eu/manifestata
net install manifestata
ado uninstall manifestata, install the new version, and restart Stata
help manifestatain Stata command window to view the documentation
You would like to contribute to the development of manifestata, eg. by integrating your preferred scaling procedure for the Main Dataset, fork manifestata on Github and/or get in touch with us.
Ecker, Alejandro / Merz, Nicolas / Lewandowski, Jirka / Regel, Sven (2016): manifestata. A stata package to access the Manifesto Project's API. https://manifesto-project.wzb.eu/manifestata