coalition: Coalition Dissolution in Parliamentary Democracies

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This data set contains survival data on government coalitions in parliamentary democracies (Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom) for the period 1945-1987. For parsimony, country indicator variables are omitted in the sample data.




A table containing 7 variables ("duration", "ciep12", "invest", "fract", "polar", "numst2", "crisis") and 314 observations. For variable descriptions, please refer to King, Alt, Burns and Laver (1990).




King, Gary, James E. Alt, Nancy Elizabeth Burns and Michael Laver (1990). “A Unified Model of Cabinet Dissolution in Parliamentary Democracies,” American Journal of Political Science, vol. 34, no. 3, pp. 846-870.

Gary King, James E. Alt, Nancy Burns, and Michael Laver. ICPSR Publication Related Archive, 1115.

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