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University of Zurich / Zentrum für Demokratie Aarau

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Datasets

Dataset on sub-national results of national elections in post-communist democracies
Political representation of ethnic minorities, Central and Eastern Europe (POREM-CEE)
Party nationalisation and ethnic groups in Central and Eastern Europe
Dataset Comparative Politics in CEE
Dataset list apparentments in Swiss national parliamentary elections
Dataset concordats (inter-governmental treaties) among Swiss cantons
Varieties of democracy - the 5 dimensions (with Hanspeter Kriesi)
Proportionality indices for Swiss cantonal government coalitions, 1990-2012
Estimation of the distribution of ethnic identities in municipalities of Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2008-2010 (with Basil Schläpfer).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dataset on sub-national results of national elections in post-communist democracies (first chamber of national parliament)

The database covers electoral results of national parliamentary elections (first chamber) at the sub-national level from post-communist democracies in Europe after 1990, including twenty countries from Albania to Russia, excluding only Belarus.

If there are problems, errors, or missing files, please do not hesitate to contact me.

 

Political representation of ethnic minorities, Central and Eastern Europe (POREM-CEE)

This dataset offers a cross-sectional view of the representation of ethnic minority parties in parliament. It includes information about 130 ethnic minorities of Central and Eastern Europe, their political parties, and electoral rules.

 

Dataset "Party nationalisation and ethnic groups in Central and Eastern Europe"

Replication dataset for
- Bochsler, Daniel. "The Nationalisation of Post-Communist Party Systems." Europe-Asia Studies 62, no. 5 (2010): 807-27.
- Bochsler, Daniel. Territory and Electoral Rules in Post-Communist Democracies. Houndmills: Palgrave, 2010, chapter 4.

Dataset (.dta), Codebook

 

Datasets "Comparative Politics in CEE"

Please check the website of the Centre for the Study of Imperfections in Democracies (DISC).

 

Dataset list apparentments in Swiss national parliamentary elections

Covering the period 1995-2007, for details see article in Electoral Studies (2010).

Please cite as follows: Bochsler, D. (2010). Who gains from apparentments under D’Hondt? Electoral Studies 29(4), 617-627.

Dataset (Stata 9), 41kB
Codebook (pdf), 47kB

Dataset concordats (inter-governmental treaties) among Swiss cantons
[in German]

As of 2005. The dataset might not be 100% complete; it combines and re-organises information retrieved from various sources. See article in Regional and Federal Studies for details.

Please cite as follows: Bochsler, Daniel. 2009. "Neighbours or friends? When Swiss cantonal governments cooperate with each other." Regional and Federal Studies 19 (2).

Dataset (csv format), 155kB
Codebook (pdf), 110kB

 

Varieties of democracy - the five dimensions (with Hanspeter Kriesi)
Data for the chapter "varieties of democracy" in Kriesi, Hanspeter, Sandra Lavenex, Frank Esser, Jörg Matthes, Marc Bühlmann, and Daniel Bochsler. 2013. Democracy in the Age of Globalization and Mediatization. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan.

The dataset provides for the locations of the 50 countries on the five dimensions. Where not other indicated, the 19 indicators are based on the Democracy Barometer.

Dataset (xls), 22kB

 

Proportionality indices for Swiss cantonal government coalitions, 1990-2012

Description & citation: Bochsler, Daniel, and Pascal Sciarini. 2006. "Neue Indikatoren zur Bestimmung der arithmetischen Regierungskonkordanz." Swiss Political Science Review 12 (1):105-22.

Dataset and codebook (Excel format), 72kB

 

Estimation of the distribution of ethnic identities in municipalities of Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2008-2010 (with Basil Schläpfer)

Results of estimation. Full data will be published after journal publication.

Dataset and codebook (Excel format), 48kB

 

 

  Last update: 7 August 2013