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Incl. Electronic Paper Explaining the Erosion of Democracy: Can Economic Growth Hinder Democracy?
V-Dem Working Paper 2017:42
Anibal Pérez-Liñán and David Altman
University of Pittsburgh and Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
Date Posted: March 09, 2017
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49 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper IRT Models for Expert-Coded Panel Data
V-Dem Working Paper 2017:41
Kyle L. Marquardt and Daniel Pemstein
V-Dem Institute, University of Gothenburg and North Dakota State University
Date Posted: January 12, 2017
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5 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The Effectiveness of Democracy Aid to Different Regime Types and Democracy Sectors
V-Dem Working Paper 2017:40
Anna Lührmann, Kelly M. McMann and Carolien Van Ham
Göteborg University - Department of Political Science, Case Western Reserve University - Department of Political Science and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
Date Posted: January 11, 2017
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35 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Local Democracy and Economic Growth
V-Dem Working Paper 2016:39
Carl Henrik Knutsen, John Gerring and Svend-Erik Skaaning
University of Oslo - Department of Political Science, University of Texas at Austin and University of Aarhus
Date Posted: December 01, 2016
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27 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Suicide by Competition? Authoritarian Institutional Adaptation and Regime Fragility
V-Dem Working Paper 2016:37
Michael Bernhard, Amanda B. Edgell and Staffan I. Lindberg
University of Florida, University of Florida, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Department of Political Science, Students and Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Date Posted: October 13, 2016
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38 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Public Trust in Elections: The Role of Election Administration Autonomy and Media Freedom
V-Dem Working Paper 2016:36
Nicholas Kerr and Anna Lührmann
Michigan State University and Göteborg University - Department of Political Science
Date Posted: September 30, 2016
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34 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper 'Gimme Shelter': The Role of Democracy and Institutional Quality in Disaster Preparedness
V-Dem Working Paper 2016:35
Tove Ahlbom and Marina Povitkina
Göteborg University, Department of Political Science, Students and Göteborg University, Department of Political Science, Students
Date Posted: August 16, 2016
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28 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Democracy, Democratization, and Civil War
V-Dem Working Paper 2016:34
Suthan Krishnarajan, Jørgen Møller, Lasse Lykke Roerbaek and Svend-Erik Skaaning
University of Aarhus, University of Aarhus, University of Aarhus and University of Aarhus
Date Posted: August 13, 2016
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33 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Sequential Requisites Analysis: A New Method for Analyzing Sequential Relationships in Ordinal Data
V-Dem Working Paper 2016:33
Patrik Lindenfors, Joshua Krusell and Staffan I. Lindberg
Stockholm University - Center for the Study of Cultural Evolution, Göteborg University - Department of Political Science and Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Date Posted: June 22, 2016
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25 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Beyond First Elections: The Importance of Consistency in the Timing of Recurrent Elections
V-Dem Working Paper 2016:32
Matthew Charles Wilson and Staffan I. Lindberg
West Virginia University - Department of Political Science and Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Date Posted: June 13, 2016
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27 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper UN Electoral Assistance: Does it Matter for Election Management?
V-Dem Working Paper 2016:27
Anna Lührmann
Göteborg University - Department of Political Science
Date Posted: June 13, 2016
Last Revised: June 29, 2016
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23 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Democratization in Conflict Studies: How Conceptualization Affects Operationalization and Testing Outcomes
V-Dem Working Paper 2016:31
Michael Bernhard, Omer Orsun and Resat Bayer
University of Florida, Harvard University and Koc University
Date Posted: June 09, 2016
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38 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Choosing from the Menu of Manipulation Explaining Incumbents’ Choices of Electoral Manipulation Tactics
V-Dem Working Paper 2016:30
Carolien Van Ham and Staffan I. Lindberg
University of New South Wales (UNSW) and Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Date Posted: June 03, 2016
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26 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper A General Theory of Power Concentration: Demographic Influences on Political Organization
V-Dem Working Paper 2016:29
John Gerring, Jillian Jaeger and Matthew Maguire
University of Texas at Austin, Boston University, Students and Boston University, Students
Date Posted: April 28, 2016
Last Revised: June 10, 2016
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54 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Measuring Subnational Democracy
V-Dem Working Paper 2016:26
Kelly M. McMann
Case Western Reserve University - Department of Political Science
Date Posted: March 15, 2016
Last Revised: June 10, 2016
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96 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Measuring Electoral Democracy with V-Dem Data: Introducing a New Polyarchy Index
V-Dem Working Paper 2016:25
Jan Teorell, Michael Coppedge, Svend-Erik Skaaning and Staffan I. Lindberg
Lund University - Department of Political Science, University of Notre Dame - Kellogg Institute, University of Aarhus and Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Date Posted: March 02, 2016
Last Revised: May 24, 2016
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195 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Civil Society, Party Institutionalization, and Democratic Breakdown in the Interwar Period
V-Dem Working Paper 2016:24
Agness Cornell, Jørgen Møller, Svend-Erik Skaaning and Staffan I. Lindberg
University of Aarhus, University of Aarhus, University of Aarhus and Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Date Posted: February 04, 2016
Last Revised: May 24, 2016
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10 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Strategies of Validation: Assessing the Varieties of Democracy Corruption Data
V-Dem Working Paper 2016:23
Kelly M. McMann, Daniel Pemstein, Brigitte Seim, Jan Teorell and Staffan I. Lindberg
Case Western Reserve University - Department of Political Science, North Dakota State University, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, Lund University - Department of Political Science and Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Date Posted: February 04, 2016
Last Revised: May 24, 2016
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43 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The Index of Egalitarian Democracy and its Components: V-Dem's Conceptualization and Measurement
V-Dem Working Paper 2015:22
Rachel Sigman and Staffan I. Lindberg
Syracuse University and Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Date Posted: February 04, 2016
Last Revised: May 24, 2016
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53 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The V-Dem Measurement Model: Latent Variable Analysis for Cross-National and Cross-Temporal Expert-Coded Data
V-Dem Working Paper 2015:21
Daniel Pemstein, Kyle L. Marquardt, Eitan Tzelgov, Yi-ting Wang and Farhad Miri
North Dakota State University, V-Dem Institute, University of Gothenburg, Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute, National Cheng Kung University and Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute
Date Posted: December 18, 2015
Last Revised: May 24, 2016
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53 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Ordinal Versions of V-Dem's Indices: For Classification, Description, Sequencing Analysis and Other Purposes
V-Dem Working Paper 2015:20
Staffan I. Lindberg
Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Date Posted: December 18, 2015
Last Revised: May 24, 2016
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22 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Women's Political Empowerment: A New Global Index, 1900-2012
V-Dem Working Paper 2015:19
Aksel Sundström, Pamela Paxton, Yi-ting Wang and Staffan I. Lindberg
University of Gothenburg, University of Texas at Austin, National Cheng Kung University and Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Date Posted: December 18, 2015
Last Revised: May 24, 2016
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124 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Investigating Sequences in Ordinal Data: A New Approach with Adapted Evolutionary Models
V-Dem Working Paper 2015:18
Patrik Lindenfors, Fredrik Jansson, Yi-ting Wang and Staffan I. Lindberg
Stockholm University - Center for the Study of Cultural Evolution, Linkoping University - Institute for Analytical Sociology (IAS), National Cheng Kung University and Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Date Posted: December 18, 2015
Last Revised: May 24, 2016
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19 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Measuring the Potential of Direct Democracy Around the World (1900-2014)
V-Dem Working Paper 2015:17
David Altman
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
Date Posted: December 10, 2015
Last Revised: May 24, 2016
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81 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Does Democracy or Good Governance Enhance Health? New Empirical Evidence 1900-2012
V-Dem Working Paper 2015:11
Yi-ting Wang, Valeriya Mechkova and Frida Andersson
National Cheng Kung University, Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute and Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute
Date Posted: November 30, 2015
Last Revised: May 24, 2016
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41 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Economic Development and Democracy: An Electoral Connection
V-Dem Working Paper 2015:16
Carl Henrik Knutsen, John Gerring, Svend-Erik Skaaning, Jan Teorell, Matthew Maguire, Michael Coppedge and Staffan I. Lindberg
University of Oslo - Department of Political Science, University of Texas at Austin, University of Aarhus, Lund University - Department of Political Science, Boston University, Students, University of Notre Dame - Kellogg Institute and Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Date Posted: November 27, 2015
Last Revised: October 06, 2016
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67 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper O Brasil Na Perspectiva Do Projeto Variedades Da Democracia (Perspective on Brazil By the Varieties of Democracy Project)
V-Dem Working Paper 2015:14
Fernando Bizzarro Neto and Michael Coppedge
Notre Dame University and University of Notre Dame - Kellogg Institute
Date Posted: November 18, 2015
Last Revised: May 24, 2016
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39 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Measuring Political Participation in Southern Europe: The Varieties of Democracy Approach
V-Dem Working Paper 2015:15
Tiago Fernandes, João Cancela, Michael Coppedge, Staffan I. Lindberg and Allen Hicken
Nova University of Lisbon, Nova University of Lisbon, University of Notre Dame - Kellogg Institute, Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science
Date Posted: November 18, 2015
Last Revised: May 24, 2016
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12 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper No Democratic Transition Without Women's Rights: A Global Sequence Analysis 1900-2012
V-Dem Working Paper 2015:12
Yi-ting Wang, Patrik Lindenfors, Aksel Sundström, Fredrik Jansson and Staffan I. Lindberg
National Cheng Kung University, Stockholm University - Center for the Study of Cultural Evolution, University of Gothenburg, Linkoping University - Institute for Analytical Sociology (IAS) and Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Date Posted: October 01, 2015
Last Revised: May 24, 2016
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84 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The Varieties of Democracy Core Civil Society Index
V-Dem Working Paper 2015:13
Michael Bernhard, Eitan Tzelgov, Dong-Joon Jung, Michael Coppedge and Staffan I. Lindberg
University of Florida, Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute, University of Florida, University of Notre Dame - Kellogg Institute and Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Date Posted: October 01, 2015
Last Revised: May 24, 2016
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83 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Party Strength and Economic Growth
V-Dem Working Paper 2015:10
Fernando Bizzarro Neto, John Gerring, Allen Hicken, Carl Henrik Knutsen, Michael Bernhard, Svend-Erik Skaaning, Michael Coppedge and Staffan I. Lindberg
Notre Dame University, University of Texas at Austin, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science, University of Oslo - Department of Political Science, University of Florida, University of Aarhus, University of Notre Dame - Kellogg Institute and Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Date Posted: September 08, 2015
Last Revised: May 24, 2016
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73 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Electoral Democracy and Human Development
V-Dem Working Paper 2015:9 Edited
John Gerring, Carl Henrik Knutsen, Svend-Erik Skaaning, Jan Teorell, Michael Coppedge, Staffan I. Lindberg and Matthew Maguire
University of Texas at Austin, University of Oslo - Department of Political Science, University of Aarhus, Lund University - Department of Political Science, University of Notre Dame - Kellogg Institute, Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg and Boston University, Students
Date Posted: August 27, 2015
Last Revised: May 24, 2016
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131 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper When and Where Do Elections Matter? A Global Test of the Democratization by Elections Hypothesis, 1900-2012
V-Dem Working Paper 2015:8
Amanda B. Edgell, Valeriya Mechkova, David Altman, Michael Bernhard and Staffan I. Lindberg
University of Florida, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Department of Political Science, Students, Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, University of Florida and Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Date Posted: August 02, 2015
Last Revised: May 24, 2016
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87 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Legislative Powers and Executive Corruption
V-Dem Working Paper 2015:7
M. Steven Fish, Katherine Michel and Staffan I. Lindberg
University of California, Berkeley, University of California, Berkeley and Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Date Posted: June 25, 2015
Last Revised: May 24, 2016
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107 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Vote Buying is a Good Sign: Alternate Tactics of Fraud in Africa 1986-2012
V-Dem Working Paper 2015:3
Carolien Van Ham and Staffan I. Lindberg
University of New South Wales (UNSW) and Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Date Posted: June 04, 2015
Last Revised: May 24, 2016
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42 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Institutional Subsystems and the Survival of Democracy: Do Political and Civil Society Matter?
V-Dem Working Paper 2015:4
Michael Bernhard, Allen Hicken, Christopher M. Reenock and Staffan I. Lindberg
University of Florida, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science, Florida State University - Department of Political Science and Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Date Posted: June 04, 2015
Last Revised: May 24, 2016
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98 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The Structure of the Executive in Authoritarian and Democratic Regimes: Regime Dimensions Across the Globe, 1900-2014
V-Dem Working Paper 2015:5
Jan Teorell and Staffan I. Lindberg
Lund University - Department of Political Science and Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Date Posted: June 04, 2015
Last Revised: May 24, 2016
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86 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Measuring High Level Democratic Principles Using the V-Dem Data
V-Dem Working Paper 2015:6
Michael Coppedge, Staffan I. Lindberg, Svend-Erik Skaaning and Jan Teorell
University of Notre Dame - Kellogg Institute, Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg, University of Aarhus and Lund University - Department of Political Science
Date Posted: June 04, 2015
Last Revised: May 24, 2016
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49 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Evaluating and Improving Item Response Theory Models for Cross-National Expert Surveys
V-Dem Working Paper 2015:1
Daniel Pemstein, Eitan Tzelgov and Yi-ting Wang
North Dakota State University, Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute and National Cheng Kung University
Date Posted: June 03, 2015
Last Revised: May 24, 2016
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58 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Varieties of Democratic Diffusion: Colonial and Neighbor Networks
V-Dem Working Paper 2016:2(2) Revised
Michael Coppedge, Ben Denison, Lucia Tiscornia and Staffan I. Lindberg
University of Notre Dame - Kellogg Institute, University of Notre Dame, College of Arts & Letters, Department of Political Science, Students, University of Notre Dame, Department of Political Science, Kellogg Institute and Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Date Posted: June 03, 2015
Last Revised: June 20, 2016
Working Paper Series
14 downloads