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News: Jan 31, 2020

In January 30, we released the new and updated versions of the QoG Datasets for the year 2020, which are available on our website: www.qog.pol.gu.se/data.

This version has:

QoG Standard Dataset
- 99 sources
- 2,272 variables

QoG Basic Dataset
- 70 sources
- 430 variables

QoG OECD Dataset
- 82 sources
- 1,186 variables

New sources:

Corruption Risks Indicators (Fazekas and Kocsis, 2017). This dataset presents two objective proxy measures of high-level corruption in public procurement: single bidding in competitive markets and a composite score of tendering 'red flags'.

Central Bank Independence Dataset (Ana Carolina Garriga, 2016). This dataset identifies statutory reforms affecting CBI, their direction, and the attributes necessary to build the Cukierman, Webb, and Neyapti (1992) (CWN) index in 182 countries between 1970 and 2012.

Global Peace Index (Institute for Economics and Peace, 2019). This dataset ranks 163 independent states and territories according to their level of peacefulness.

E-Government Development Index and E-Participation Index (UN Department of Economic and Social Aairs, 2018). This dataset presents the state of E-Government Development of the United Nations Member States.

All datasets are as usual available in four different formats (.xls; .dta; .csv; .sav). You can download the latest 2020 versions of the Quality of Government Datasets and Codebooks directly by following the links below:


We also have updated the data for our Search and Visualization Tools, make sure to try them and let us know if you would like to see new tools!


BY: Alice Johansson

Originally published on: qog.pol.gu.se

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