EU: Cross-national data for 189 countries.

Description Usage Format Details Source References Examples

Description

A cross-national data set including economic and political variables for 189 countries, averaged from 1980-1992.

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 185 observations on the following 13 variables.

countryname

The name of the country

population

Country population from Gleditsch.

rgdpc

GDP per capita from Gleditsch.

trade

Trade from Gleditsch.

FHp

Freedom House political rights.

FHc

Freedom House civil rights.

socialist

An indicator for countries that were socialist during the Cold War.

eu

An indicator for EU members.

Details

A cross-national data set including economic and political variables for 189 countries, averaged from 1980-1992. Data are collected by Gleditsch and Freedom House.

Source

Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede. (2004) Expanded Trade and GDP Data, Version 4.0. http://privatewww.essex.ac.uk/~ksg/exptradegdp.html

http://www.freedomhouse.org/report-types/freedom-world

References

Nielsen, Richard A. Forthcoming. "Case Selection Via Matching," Sociological Methods and Research. http://www.mit.edu/~rnielsen/Case Selection via Matching.pdf

Examples

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Example output



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