mexico: The 2012 Mexico Elections Panel Study

Description Format Details Source

Description

This dataset is a subset of the 2012 Mexico Elections Panel Study and contains a list experiment question. It reads as follows: I am going to read you a list of four activities that appear on this card and I want you to tell me how many of these activities you have done in recent weeks. Please don''t tell me which ones, just HOW MANY. The four activities are... (SHOW CARD AND READ) a. See television news that mentions a candidate b. Attend a campaign event c. Exchange your vote for a gift, favor, or access to a service d. Talk about politics with other people

Format

A data frame containing the following variables for 1004 observations.

y numeric the number of items that make respondents angry 0 - 4
mex.t numeric treatment status 0-1
mex.male numeric whether or not a respondent is male 0-1
mex.age numeric age of a respondent
mex.education numeric respondent's level of education 0-9
mex.y.all numeric the number of activities that respondent did 0 - 4
mex.vote numeric respondent's self-reported turnout 0-1
mex.age2 numeric age of a respondent, squared
mex.interest numeric how interested respondent is in politics 1-4
mex.married numeric indicator for whether respondent is married 0-1
mex.pidpanw2 numeric indicator for whether respondent identifies with PAN party 0-1
mex.pidprdw2 numeric indicator for whether respondent identifies with PRD party 0-1
mex.pidpriw2 numeric indicator for whether respondent identifies with PRI party 0-1
mex.votecard numeric respondent's enumerator-verified turnout 0-1
mex.urban numeric indicator for whether respondent lives in urban area 0-1
mex.cleanelections numeric indicator for whether respondent thinks elections were clean 0-1
mex.cleanelectionsmiss numeric indicator for whether cleanelections variable was missing 0-1
mex.metro numeric indicator for whether respondent lives in Mexico City metro area 0-1
mex.centralregion numeric indicator for whether respondent lives in Mexico's central region 0-1
mex.northregion numeric indicator for whether respondent lives in Mexico's north region 0-1
mex.wealth numeric scale for respondent's wealth, based on household asset indicators
mex.epnapprove numeric respondent's approval rating of Enrique Pena-Nieto 1-11
mex.havepropoganda numeric indicator for whether respondent has propaganda outside their home 0-1
mex.concurrent numeric indicator for whether respondent lives in state with concurrent elections 0-1
mex.loyal numeric indicator for whether respondent strongly identifies with the PAN, PRI, or PRD party 0-1
mex.direct numeric indicator for whether respondent directly reports an attempt to buy their vote 0-1

Details

where item c. is presented only to the treatment group, and the control list only contains the other three items.

Source

The full data set is available at the Mexico Panel Study website (http://mexicopanelstudy.mit.edu/)


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