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News: Feb 01, 2019

In January 30, we released the new and updated versions of the QoG Datasets, which are available on our website: www.qog.pol.gu.se/data

This version has:

QoG Standard Dataset
- 96 sources
- 2,443 variables

QoG Basic Dataset
- 71 sources
- 442 variables

QoG OECD Dataset
- 82 sources
- 1,266 variables
- Including information for new members (Lithuania)

New sources:

Africa Integrity Indicators (Global Integrity, 2018): Assesses key social, economic, political and anti-corruption mechanisms at the national level in all 54 African countries.

The ATOP State-Year dataset (Alliance Treaty Obligations and Provisions Project, 2002): Provides data regarding the content of military alliance agreements signed by all countries of the world between 1815 and 2016.

Comparative Abortion Index (Forman and Sommer, 2018): Provides data about the permissiveness of abortion policies worldwide.

Ease of Doing Business (Ease of Doing Business Report, 2018): Provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement across 190 economies.

The Gender Inequality Index (UNDP, 2018): Reflects gender-based disadvantage in three dimensions - reproductive health, empowerment and the labor market.

Human Understanding Measured across National (HUMAN) Surveys (Klassen, 2018): Combines multiple sources of public opinion data and creates commonly formatted variables.

Societal Violence Scale (The Political Terror Scale Project, 2016): Seeks to develop measures of societal violence based on annual US State Department’s Human Rights reports.

Worldwide Bureaucracy Indicators (The World Bank Group, 2018): A dataset on public sector employment and wages.
World Income Inequality Database (UNU-WIDER, 2018): Has information on income inequality for 182 countries.

All datasets are as usual available in four different formats (.xls; .dta; .csv; .sav). You can download the latest 2019 versions of the Quality of Government Datasets and Codebooks directly by following the links below:


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