The Quality of Government Basic Dataset, version Jan22
University of Gothenburg: The Quality of Government Institute, 2022; http://www.qog.pol.gu.se doi:10.18157/qogbasjan22
237 Pages Posted: 31 May 2022
Date Written: 2022
In the QoG Basic CS dataset, data from and around 2018 is included. Data from 2018 is prioritized, however, if no data is available for a country for 2018, data for 2019 is included. If no data exists for 2019, data for 2017 is included, and so on up to a maximum of +/- 3 years.
In the QoG Basic TS dataset, data from 1946 to 2021 is included and the unit of analysis is country-year (e.g., Sweden-1946, Sweden-1947, etc.).
In the Codebook, you can find a description of all data sources and variables. We provide a list of the variables categorized into nineteen thematic topics. Detailed descriptions of all variables are sorted by original data sources. We hope that this will facilitate your search for variables.
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