agl

Description

Cross-National panel data on the OECD countries containing information about economic performance, government partisanship and labor organization.

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 240 observations on the following 10 variables.

year

a numeric vector

country

a character vector

growth

the OECD growth rate

lagg1

An instrument for lagged growth rates constructed with an auxilary regression.

opengdp

weighted OECD demand

openex

weighted OECD export

openimp

weighted OECD import

leftc

"Left" cabinet composition

central

labor organization index

inter

interaction between leftc and central

Source

Alvarez, R. Michael, Geoffrey Garrett and Peter Lange. (1991) Government Partisanship, Labor Organization, and Macroeconomic Performance. American Political Science Review 85:539-56.

References

Beck, Nathaniel, Jonathan N. Katz, R. Michael Alvarez, Geoffrey Garrett and Peter Lange. (1993) Government Partisanship, Labor Organization, and Macroeconomic Performance: A Corrigendum. American Political Science Review 87:945-948.

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