demcon: Interfacing with Popular Polity, Institutional, and Constitutional Datasets

An open-source toolkit developed by ISciences, LLC and the DANTE Project that is intended for learning, accessing, pre-processing, and visualizing popular political, institutional, and constitutional datasets. ‘demcon' aims to reduce barriers to entry in political science research by automating common acquisition and pre-processing procedures. This package particularly focuses on the V-Dem dataset (<>), and provides adaptations of methods presented in Fjelde, H., Knutsen, C. H. & Nygård, H. M. 2021, <doi:10.1093/isq/sqaa076>.

Package details

AuthorJoshua Brinks [aut, cre]
MaintainerJoshua Brinks <>
LicenseGPL (>= 3)
Package repositoryView on CRAN
Installation Install the latest version of this package by entering the following in R:

Try the demcon package in your browser

Any scripts or data that you put into this service are public.

demcon documentation built on March 31, 2023, 10:27 p.m.