data_corpus_irishbudget2010: Irish budget speeches from 2010

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Description

Speeches and document-level variables from the debate over the Irish budget of 2010.

Usage

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Format

The corpus object for the 2010 budget speeches, with document-level variables for year, debate, serial number, first and last name of the speaker, and the speaker's party.

Details

At the time of the debate, Fianna Fáil (FF) and the Greens formed the government coalition, while Fine Gael (FG), Labour (LAB), and Sinn Féin (SF) were in opposition.

Source

Dáil Éireann Debate, Budget Statement 2010. 9 December 2009. vol. 697, no. 3.

References

Lowe, W. & Benoit, K.R. (2013). Validating Estimates of Latent Traits From Textual Data Using Human Judgment as a Benchmark. Political Analysis, 21(3), 298–313.

Examples

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