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101.

V-Dem Codebook V6

V-Dem Codebook V6, March 2016
Number of pages: 446 Posted: 11 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 20 May 2017
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University of Notre Dame - Kellogg Institute, University of Texas at Austin, University of Gothenburg - Varieties of Democracy Institute, Aarhus University, Lund University - Department of Political Science, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, University of Gothenburg - 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, University of Gothenburg - V-Dem Institute, University of Gothenburg - 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
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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 University of Gothenburg - Varieties of Democracy Institute
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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
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104.

IRT Models for Expert-Coded Panel Data

V-Dem Working Paper 2017:41
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 12 Jan 2017
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National Research University Higher School of Economics - School of Political Science and North Dakota State University
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Democracy Aid Eectiveness: Variation Across Regime Types

V-Dem Working Paper 2018:40 revised
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 11 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2018
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University of Gothenburg - Department of Political Science, Case Western Reserve University - Department of Political Science and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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106.

Local Democracy and Economic Growth

V-Dem Working Paper 2016:39
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 01 Dec 2016
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University of Oslo - Department of Political Science, University of Texas at Austin and Aarhus University
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107.

Suicide by Competition? Authoritarian Institutional Adaptation and Regime Fragility

V-Dem Working Paper 2016:37
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Oct 2016
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University of Florida, University of Florida, Department of Political Science and University of Gothenburg - Varieties of Democracy Institute
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108.

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
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Michigan State University and University of Gothenburg - Department of Political Science
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109.

'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
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Göteborg University, Department of Political Science, Students and Göteborg University, Department of Political Science, Students
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110.

Democracy, Democratization, and Civil War

V-Dem Working Paper 2016:34
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 13 Aug 2016
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Aarhus University, Aarhus University, Aarhus University and Aarhus University
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111.

Sequential Requisites Analysis: A New Method for Analyzing Sequential Relationships in Ordinal Data

V-Dem Working Paper 2016:33
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 Jun 2016
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Institute for Future Studies, University of Gothenburg - Department of Political Science and University of Gothenburg - Varieties of Democracy Institute
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112.

Beyond First Elections: The Importance of Consistency in the Timing of Recurrent Elections

V-Dem Working Paper 2016:32
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Jun 2016
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West Virginia University - Department of Political Science and University of Gothenburg - Varieties of Democracy Institute
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113.

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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University of Gothenburg - Department of Political Science
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114.

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
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115.

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
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University of New South Wales (UNSW) and University of Gothenburg - Varieties of Democracy Institute
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116.

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 San José State University
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117.

Governing Countries: A Theory of Subnational Regime Variation

V-Dem Working Paper 2016:28
Posted: 31 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2017
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Case Western Reserve University - Department of Political Science, University of Texas at Austin, San José State University, University of Notre Dame - Kellogg Institute and University of Gothenburg - Varieties of Democracy Institute
118.

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
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119.

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, Aarhus University and University of Gothenburg - Varieties of Democracy Institute
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120.

Civil Society, Party Institutionalization, and Democratic Breakdown in the Interwar Period

V-Dem Working Paper 2016:24
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 04 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
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Department of Political Science, University of Gothenburg, Aarhus University, Aarhus University and University of Gothenburg - Varieties of Democracy Institute
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121.

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
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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 University of Gothenburg - Varieties of Democracy Institute
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122.

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 University of Gothenburg - Varieties of Democracy Institute
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123.

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, National Research University Higher School of Economics - School of Political Science, University of Gothenburg - V-Dem Institute, National Cheng Kung University and University of Gothenburg - V-Dem Institute

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124.

Ordinal Versions of V-Dem's Indices: For Classification, Description, Sequencing Analysis and Other Purposes

V-Dem Working Paper 2015:20
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
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University of Gothenburg - Varieties of Democracy Institute
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125.

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
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University of Gothenburg, University of Texas at Austin, National Cheng Kung University and University of Gothenburg - Varieties of Democracy Institute
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126.

Investigating Sequences in Ordinal Data: A New Approach with Adapted Evolutionary Models

V-Dem Working Paper 2015:18
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
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Institute for Future Studies, Linkoping University - Institute for Analytical Sociology (IAS), National Cheng Kung University and University of Gothenburg - Varieties of Democracy Institute
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127.

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
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128.

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
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National Cheng Kung University, University of Gothenburg - V-Dem Institute and University of Gothenburg - V-Dem Institute
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129.

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, Aarhus University, Lund University - Department of Political Science, San José State University, University of Notre Dame - Kellogg Institute and University of Gothenburg - Varieties of Democracy Institute
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130.

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
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131.

Measuring Political Participation in Southern Europe: The Varieties of Democracy Approach

V-Dem Working Paper 2015:15
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 18 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
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Nova University of Lisbon, Nova University of Lisbon, University of Notre Dame - Kellogg Institute, University of Gothenburg - Varieties of Democracy Institute and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science
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132.

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, Institute for Future Studies, University of Gothenburg, Linkoping University - Institute for Analytical Sociology (IAS) and University of Gothenburg - Varieties of Democracy Institute
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133.

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, University of Gothenburg - V-Dem Institute, University of Florida, University of Notre Dame - Kellogg Institute and University of Gothenburg - Varieties of Democracy Institute
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134.

Party Strength and Economic Growth

V-Dem Working Paper 2015:10
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 08 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
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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, Aarhus University, University of Notre Dame - Kellogg Institute and University of Gothenburg - Varieties of Democracy Institute
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135.

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, Aarhus University, Lund University - Department of Political Science, University of Notre Dame - Kellogg Institute, University of Gothenburg - Varieties of Democracy Institute and San José State University
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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, Department of Political Science, University of Gothenburg - V-Dem Institute, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, University of Florida and University of Gothenburg - Varieties of Democracy Institute
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137.

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 University of Gothenburg - Varieties of Democracy Institute
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138.

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
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University of New South Wales (UNSW) and University of Gothenburg - Varieties of Democracy Institute
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139.

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 University of Gothenburg - Varieties of Democracy Institute
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140.

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 University of Gothenburg - Varieties of Democracy Institute
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141.

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
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University of Notre Dame - Kellogg Institute, University of Gothenburg - Varieties of Democracy Institute, Aarhus University and Lund University - Department of Political Science
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142.

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
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North Dakota State University, University of Gothenburg - V-Dem Institute and National Cheng Kung University
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143.

Varieties of Democratic Diffusion: Colonial and Neighbor Networks

V-Dem Working Paper 2016:2(2) Revised
Posted: 03 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2017
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University of Notre Dame - Kellogg Institute, University of Notre Dame, College of Arts & Letters, Department of Political Science, Students, CIDE and University of Gothenburg - Varieties of Democracy Institute