Cross-National panel data on the OECD countries containing information about economic performance, government partisanship and labor organization.
A data frame with 230 observations on the following 10 variables.
a numeric vector
a character vector
the OECD growth rate
An instrument for lagged growth rates constructed with an auxilary regression.
weighted OECD demand
weighted OECD export
weighted OECD import
"Left" cabinet composition
labor organization index
interaction between leftc and central
This data frame differs from 'agl' only by the random omission of 10 rows of data. This is to created an unbalanced data version.
Alvarez, R. Michael, Geoffrey Garrett and Peter Lange. (1991) Government Partisanship, Labor Organization, and Macroeconomic Performance. American Political Science Review 85:539-56.
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.