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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.
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 politicalExpand
V-Dem Codebook V10
This Codebook includes all the variables that V-Dem is compiling in 2019 dataset.
V-Dem Codebook V8
All variables that V-Dem is compiling are included in the Codebook.
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 attributesExpand
Successful and Failed Episodes of Democratization: Conceptualization, Identification, and Description
What explains successful democratization? Answering this requires that researchers identify not only countries that successfully transitioned to democracy, but also those that began toExpand
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. AutocratizationExpand
V-Dem Annual Report 2017. Democracy at Dusk?
State of the world 2019: autocratization surges – resistance grows
ABSTRACT This article analyses the state of democracy in the world in 2019. We demonstrate that the “third wave of autocratization” is accelerating and deepening. The dramatic loss of eightExpand