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V-Dem Codebook V8
All variables that V-Dem is compiling are included in the Codebook.
Regimes of the World (RoW): Opening New Avenues for the Comparative Study of Political Regimes
Classifying political regimes has never been more difficult. Most contemporary regimes hold de-jure multiparty elections with universal suffrage. In some countries, elections ensure that political…
A third wave of autocratization is here: what is new about it?
ABSTRACT Less than 30 years after Fukuyama and others declared liberal democracy’s eternal dominance, a third wave of autocratization is manifest. Gradual declines of democratic regime attributes…
V-Dem Codebook V10
This Codebook includes all the variables that V-Dem is compiling in 2019 dataset.
V-Dem Dataset v7
V-Dem Dataset V7. Most comprehensive dataset on democracy, now covering 17 million data points on democracy and 177 countries in the world up to 2016.
V-Dem Dataset V10
The V-Dem Dataset V10 covers 202 countries, with a year coverage: 1789-2019. 470+ V-Dem indicators, 82 indices and 5 high-level indices.
Constraining Governments: New Indices of Vertical, Horizontal, and Diagonal Accountability
- Anna Lührmann, Kyle L. Marquardt, Valeriya Mechkova
- Political ScienceAmerican Political Science Review
- 20 May 2020
Accountability—constraints on a government’s use of political power—is one of the cornerstones of good governance. However, conceptual stretching and a lack of reliable measures have limited…
State of the world 2017: autocratization and exclusion?
ABSTRACT This article presents evidence of a global trend of autocratization. The most visible feature of democracy – elections – remains strong and is even improving in some places. Autocratization…
Democracy and Populism: Testing a Contentious Relationship
This research was supported by Vetenskapsradet [grant number 2018-016114], PI: Anna Luhrmann and European Research Council, Grant 724191, PI: Staffan I. Lindberg, V-Dem Institute, University of…