Unifid Democracy Scores (UDS) (ICPSR hdl:10622/Y9G2ZV)

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Document Description

Citation

Title:

Unifid Democracy Scores (UDS)

Identification Number:

hdl:10622/Y9G2ZV

Distributor:

IISH

Date of Distribution:

2015-12-14

Version:

1

Bibliographic Citation:

Melton, James; Meserve, Stephen; Pemstein, Daniel, 2015, "Unifid Democracy Scores (UDS)", https://hdl.handle.net/10622/Y9G2ZV, IISH, V1

Study Description

Citation

Title:

Unifid Democracy Scores (UDS)

Identification Number:

hdl:10622/Y9G2ZV

Authoring Entity:

Melton, James (University College London)

Meserve, Stephen (Texas Tech University)

Pemstein, Daniel (North Dakota State University)

Distributor:

IISH

Date of Distribution:

2015-12-14

Study Scope

Keywords:

Arts and Humanities, democracy, politics, institutions

Abstract:

The UDS are estimated using a Bayesian statistical measurement model and, therefore, can be used to make probabilistic statements about other useful quantities, such as the difference in democracy levels between two countries in a given year.

Notes:

Please consult the working paper for a description of the data and sources.

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UDS.docx

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UDS-historical.xlsx

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