Friday, June 27, 2008

Political Regimes and Regime Transitions in Africa, 1910-1994

A cross-country dataset compiled by Michael Bratton and Nicolas van de Walle in August 1997.

Downloadable as ICPSR 6996. But the data file is in the fixed format. To read the file in Stata, this webpage helps you. Each variable's start and end positions are given in "06996-0001-Setup.sps" zipped in the downloaded file.

Used in their book entitled Democratic Experiments in Africa (Cambridge University Press).

Also used by Solt (2001) and Jensen and Wantchekon (2004).

No comments: