Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Political Handbook of the World

Political Handbook of the World (CQ Press) is an annual encyclopedia on politics around the world (since 1984?), compiled by Arthur Banks and his co.

The online version is here.

Used by Gandhi and Przeworski (2006) to check whether the effective head of the government is civilian or military; the number of political parties in legislature;

I'm not sure if this is better than Europa World Plus.

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