PoliticalDemocracy

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Data: political democracy

The Industrialization and Political Democracy dataset. This dataset is used throughout Bollen's 1989 book (see pages 12, 17, 36 in chapter 2, pages 228 and following in chapter 7, pages 321 and following in chapter 8; Bollen1989;textualcSEM). The dataset contains various measures of political democracy and industrialization in developing countries.

Keywords
datasets
Usage
PoliticalDemocracy
Format

A data frame of 75 observations of 11 variables.

y1

Expert ratings of the freedom of the press in 1960

y2

The freedom of political opposition in 1960

y3

The fairness of elections in 1960

y4

The effectiveness of the elected legislature in 1960

y5

Expert ratings of the freedom of the press in 1965

y6

The freedom of political opposition in 1965

y7

The fairness of elections in 1965

y8

The effectiveness of the elected legislature in 1965

x1

The gross national product (GNP) per capita in 1960

x2

The inanimate energy consumption per capita in 1960

x3

The percentage of the labor force in industry in 1960

References

Aliases
  • PoliticalDemocracy
Examples
# NOT RUN {
#============================================================================
# Example is taken from the lavaan website
#============================================================================
# Note: example is modified. Across-block correlations are removed
model <- "
# Measurement model
  ind60 =~ x1 + x2 + x3
  dem60 =~ y1 + y2 + y3 + y4
  dem65 =~ y5 + y6 + y7 + y8
  
# Regressions / Path model
  dem60 ~ ind60
  dem65 ~ ind60 + dem60
  
# residual correlations
  y2 ~~ y4
  y6 ~~ y8
"

aa <- csem(PoliticalDemocracy, model)
# }
Documentation reproduced from package cSEM, version 0.1.0, License: GPL-3

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