PoliticalDemocracy

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Industrialization And Political Democracy Dataset

The `famous' 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). The dataset contains various measures of political democracy and industrialization in developing countries.

Usage
data(PoliticalDemocracy)
Format

A data frame of 75 observations of 11 variables.

Source

The dataset was retrieved from http://web.missouri.edu/~kolenikovs/Stat9370/democindus.txt (link no longer valid; see discussion on SEMNET 18 Jun 2009)

References

Bollen, K. A. (1989). Structural Equations with Latent Variables. Wiley Series in Probability and Mathematical Statistics. New York: Wiley.

Bollen, K. A. (1979). Political democracy and the timing of development. American Sociological Review, 44, 572-587.

Bollen, K. A. (1980). Issues in the comparative measurement of political democracy. American Sociological Review, 45, 370-390.

Aliases
  • PoliticalDemocracy
Examples
head(PoliticalDemocracy)
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