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1.

Measuring Electoral Democracy with V-Dem Data: Introducing a New Polyarchy Index

V-Dem Working Paper 2016:25
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 02 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
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Lund University - Department of Political Science, University of Notre Dame - Kellogg Institute, University of Aarhus and Göteborg University - Varieties of Democracy Institute
Downloads 375
2.

Autocrats and Skyscrapers: Modern White Elephants in Dictatorships

V-Dem Working Paper 2017:44
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 12 Apr 2017
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University of Oslo, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Political Science, Students and University of Oslo - Department of Political Science
Downloads 255
3.

Electoral Democracy and Human Development

V-Dem Working Paper 2015:9 Edited
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 27 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
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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, Göteborg University - Varieties of Democracy Institute and Boston University, Students
Downloads 185
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Women's Political Empowerment: A New Global Index, 1900-2012

V-Dem Working Paper 2015:19
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Gothenburg, University of Texas at Austin, National Cheng Kung University and Göteborg University - Varieties of Democracy Institute
Downloads 170
5.

Institutional Subsystems and the Survival of Democracy: Do Political and Civil Society Matter?

V-Dem Working Paper 2015:4
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
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University of Florida, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science, Florida State University - Department of Political Science and Göteborg University - Varieties of Democracy Institute
Downloads 147
6.

Legislative Powers and Executive Corruption

V-Dem Working Paper 2015:7
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 25 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
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University of California, Berkeley, University of California, Berkeley and Göteborg University - Varieties of Democracy Institute
Downloads 127
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Explaining the Erosion of Democracy: Can Economic Growth Hinder Democracy?

V-Dem Working Paper 2017:42
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Mar 2017
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University of Pittsburgh and Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
Downloads 126
8.

The Varieties of Democracy Core Civil Society Index

V-Dem Working Paper 2015:13
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 01 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
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University of Florida, Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute, University of Florida, University of Notre Dame - Kellogg Institute and Göteborg University - Varieties of Democracy Institute
Downloads 125
9.

No Democratic Transition Without Women's Rights: A Global Sequence Analysis 1900-2012

V-Dem Working Paper 2015:12
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 01 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
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National Cheng Kung University, Stockholm University, University of Gothenburg, Linkoping University - Institute for Analytical Sociology (IAS) and Göteborg University - Varieties of Democracy Institute
Downloads 123
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The Structure of the Executive in Authoritarian and Democratic Regimes: Regime Dimensions Across the Globe, 1900-2014

V-Dem Working Paper 2015:5
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
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Lund University - Department of Political Science and Göteborg University - Varieties of Democracy Institute
Downloads 122
11.

Measuring Subnational Democracy

V-Dem Working Paper 2016:26
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2016
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Case Western Reserve University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 111
12.

When and Where Do Elections Matter? A Global Test of the Democratization by Elections Hypothesis, 1900-2012

V-Dem Working Paper 2015:8
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
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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 Göteborg University - Varieties of Democracy Institute
Downloads 105
13.

Measuring the Potential of Direct Democracy Around the World (1900-2014)

V-Dem Working Paper 2015:17
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 10 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
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Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
Downloads 98
14.

Economic Development and Democracy: An Electoral Connection

V-Dem Working Paper 2015:16
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 27 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2016
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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 Göteborg University - Varieties of Democracy Institute
Downloads 97
15.

Party Strength and Economic Growth

V-Dem Working Paper 2015:10
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 08 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
Working Paper Series
Harvard University, Department of Government, 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 Göteborg University - Varieties of Democracy Institute
Downloads 97
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The V-Dem Measurement Model: Latent Variable Analysis for Cross-National and Cross-Temporal Expert-Coded Data

V-Dem Working Paper 2015:21
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
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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
Downloads 95
17.

Regimes in the World (RIW): A Robust Regime Type Measure Based on V-Dem

V-Dem Working Paper 2017:47
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 May 2017
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Göteborg University - Department of Political Science, Göteborg University - Varieties of Democracy Institute and Göteborg University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 86
18.

V-Dem Comparisons and Contrasts with Other Measurement Projects

V-Dem Working Paper 2017:45
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 13 Apr 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Notre Dame - Kellogg Institute, University of Texas at Austin, Göteborg University - Varieties of Democracy Institute, University of Aarhus and Lund University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 84
19.

The Index of Egalitarian Democracy and its Components: V-Dem's Conceptualization and Measurement

V-Dem Working Paper 2015:22
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
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Government of the United States of America - Naval Postgraduate School and Göteborg University - Varieties of Democracy Institute
Downloads 81
20.

The Long March: Contentious Mobilization and Deep Democracy

Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2017-38, V-Dem User's Working Paper 2017:6
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2018
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Brown University, Brown University and Brown University - Department of Sociology, Students
Downloads 81
21.

The V-Dem Party Institutionalization Index: A New Global Indicator (1900-2015)

V-Dem Working Paper 2017:48
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 16 May 2017
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Harvard University, Department of Government, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science and Cornell University, College of Arts & Sciences, Department of Government
Downloads 81
22.

Democracy and Corruption: A Global Time-Series Analysis with V-Dem Data

V-Dem Working Paper 2017:43
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 29 Mar 2017
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Case Western Reserve University - Department of Political Science, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, Lund University - Department of Political Science and Göteborg University - Varieties of Democracy Institute
Downloads 79
23.

A General Theory of Power Concentration: Demographic Influences on Political Organization

V-Dem Working Paper 2016:29
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 28 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2016
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University of Texas at Austin, Boston University, Students and Boston University, Students
Downloads 78
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Constraining Governments: New Indices of Vertical, Horizontal and Diagonal Accountability

V-Dem Working Paper 2017:46
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 22 Apr 2017
Working Paper Series
Göteborg University - Department of Political Science, V-Dem Institute, University of Gothenburg and Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute
Downloads 74
25.

Correlation of Democracy Indicators and Markets Returns

V-Dem Working Paper 2016:04
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 27 Apr 2017
Working Paper Series
Falcon Management Corporation and Falcon Management Corporation
Downloads 69
26.

Evaluating and Improving Item Response Theory Models for Cross-National Expert Surveys

V-Dem Working Paper 2015:1
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 03 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
Working Paper Series
North Dakota State University, Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute and National Cheng Kung University
Downloads 68
27.

Strategies of Validation: Assessing the Varieties of Democracy Corruption Data

V-Dem Working Paper 2016:23
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
Working Paper Series
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 Göteborg University - Varieties of Democracy Institute
Downloads 67
28.

V-Dem Methodology V6

Methodology V6, March 2016
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 11 Apr 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Notre Dame - Kellogg Institute, University of Texas at Austin, Göteborg University - Varieties of Democracy Institute, University of Aarhus, Lund University - Department of Political Science, Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute, V-Dem Institute, University of Gothenburg, Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute, Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute, North Dakota State University, Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute, University of Gothenburg, Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute and National Cheng Kung University
Downloads 67
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The Effectiveness of Democracy Aid to Different Regime Types and Democracy Sectors

V-Dem Working Paper 2017:40
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 11 Jan 2017
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Göteborg University - Department of Political Science, Case Western Reserve University - Department of Political Science and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
Downloads 64
30.

Suicide by Competition? Authoritarian Institutional Adaptation and Regime Fragility

V-Dem Working Paper 2016:37
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Oct 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Florida, University of Florida, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Department of Political Science, Students and Göteborg University - Varieties of Democracy Institute
Downloads 61
31.

Does Democracy or Good Governance Enhance Health? New Empirical Evidence 1900-2012

V-Dem Working Paper 2015:11
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 30 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
Working Paper Series
National Cheng Kung University, Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute and Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute
Downloads 60
32.

Measuring High Level Democratic Principles Using the V-Dem Data

V-Dem Working Paper 2015:6
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 04 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Notre Dame - Kellogg Institute, Göteborg University - Varieties of Democracy Institute, University of Aarhus and Lund University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 57
33.

Democracy, Democratization, and Civil War

V-Dem Working Paper 2016:34
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 13 Aug 2016
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University of Aarhus, University of Aarhus, University of Aarhus and University of Aarhus
Downloads 56
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V-Dem Annual Report 2017​. Democracy at Dusk?

V-Dem Working Paper
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 03 Nov 2017
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Göteborg University - Department of Political Science, Göteborg University - Varieties of Democracy Institute, Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute, Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute, Independent, University of Gothenburg and Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute
Downloads 55
35.

V-Dem Codebook V7

V-Dem Reference Material (2017)
Number of pages: 437 Posted: 16 May 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Notre Dame - Kellogg Institute, University of Texas at Austin, Göteborg University - Varieties of Democracy Institute, University of Aarhus, Lund University - Department of Political Science, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute, University of Florida, University of California, Berkeley, Harvard University, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science, University of Oslo - Department of Political Science, V-Dem Institute, University of Gothenburg, Case Western Reserve University - Department of Political Science, Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute, University of Texas at Austin, North Dakota State University, Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, Government of the United States of America - Naval Postgraduate School and Emory University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 55
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Public Trust in Elections: The Role of Election Administration Autonomy and Media Freedom

V-Dem Working Paper 2016:36
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 30 Sep 2016
Working Paper Series
Michigan State University and Göteborg University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 54
37.

Local Democracy and Economic Growth

V-Dem Working Paper 2016:39
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 01 Dec 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Oslo - Department of Political Science, University of Texas at Austin and University of Aarhus
Downloads 52
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O Brasil Na Perspectiva Do Projeto Variedades Da Democracia (Perspective on Brazil By the Varieties of Democracy Project)

V-Dem Working Paper 2015:14
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
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Harvard University, Department of Government and University of Notre Dame - Kellogg Institute
Downloads 52
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Democratization in Conflict Studies: How Conceptualization Affects Operationalization and Testing Outcomes

V-Dem Working Paper 2016:31
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 09 Jun 2016
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University of Florida, Harvard University and Koc University
Downloads 48
40.

V-Dem Dataset v7

V-Dem Reference Material, 2017
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 15 May 2017
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University of Notre Dame - Kellogg Institute, University of Texas at Austin, Göteborg University - Varieties of Democracy Institute, University of Aarhus, Lund University - Department of Political Science, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, University of Florida, University of California, Berkeley, Harvard University, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science, University of Oslo - Department of Political Science, Göteborg University - Department of Political Science, Göteborg University - Department of Political Science, V-Dem Institute, University of Gothenburg, Case Western Reserve University - Department of Political Science, Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute, Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute, University of Texas at Austin, North Dakota State University, Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute, University of Gothenburg, Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute, Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, Government of the United States of America - Naval Postgraduate School, Emory University - Department of Political Science, University of Gothenburg and Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute
Downloads 48
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Choosing from the Menu of Manipulation Explaining Incumbents’ Choices of Electoral Manipulation Tactics

V-Dem Working Paper 2016:30
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 03 Jun 2016
Working Paper Series
University of New South Wales (UNSW) and Göteborg University - Varieties of Democracy Institute
Downloads 47
42.

The Accountability Sequence: From De-jure to De-facto Constraints on Governments

V-Dem Working Paper 2017:58
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 10 Nov 2017
Working Paper Series
Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute, Göteborg University - Department of Political Science and Göteborg University - Varieties of Democracy Institute
Downloads 47
43.

V-Dem Codebook V6

V-Dem Codebook V6, March 2016
Number of pages: 446 Posted: 11 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 20 May 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Notre Dame - Kellogg Institute, University of Texas at Austin, Göteborg University - Varieties of Democracy Institute, University of Aarhus, Lund University - Department of Political Science, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute, University of Florida, University of California, Berkeley, Harvard University, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science, University of Oslo - Department of Political Science, Case Western Reserve University - Department of Political Science, Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute, Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute, University of Texas at Austin, North Dakota State University, Government of the United States of America - Naval Postgraduate School, Emory University - Department of Political Science and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill
Downloads 46
44.

Vote Buying is a Good Sign: Alternate Tactics of Fraud in Africa 1986-2012

V-Dem Working Paper 2015:3
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
Working Paper Series
University of New South Wales (UNSW) and Göteborg University - Varieties of Democracy Institute
Downloads 44
45.

On Revolutions

V-Dem Working Paper 2018:63
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Mar 2018
Working Paper Series
Imperial College London, University of Oxford - Department of Zoology, Queen Mary University of London, University of Groningen, University of Manchester, Göteborg University - Varieties of Democracy Institute and Stockholm University
Downloads 41
46.

'Gimme Shelter': The Role of Democracy and Institutional Quality in Disaster Preparedness

V-Dem Working Paper 2016:35
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Aug 2016
Working Paper Series
Göteborg University, Department of Political Science, Students and Göteborg University, Department of Political Science, Students
Downloads 40
47.

Multiple Measurements, Elusive Agreement, and Unstable Outcomes in the Study of Regime Change

V-Dem Working Paper 2017:52
Number of pages: 142 Posted: 26 Sep 2017
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Stanford University and Yale University
Downloads 37
48.

The Autocratic Trust Bias: Politically Sensitive Survey Items and Self-Censorship

V-Dem Working Paper 2017:49
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 05 Jun 2017
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Göteborg University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 37
49.

UN Electoral Assistance: Does it Matter for Election Management?

V-Dem Working Paper 2016:27
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2016
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Göteborg University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 33
50.

V-Dem Methodology V7

V-Dem Reference Material (2017)
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 16 May 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Notre Dame - Kellogg Institute, University of Texas at Austin, Göteborg University - Varieties of Democracy Institute, University of Aarhus, Lund University - Department of Political Science, Göteborg University - Department of Political Science, V-Dem Institute, University of Gothenburg, Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute, North Dakota State University, Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute, Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute, University of Gothenburg, Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute, National Cheng Kung University and Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute
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