Researching Human Subjects: Surveys and Secondary Data

Examples of comparative data sets used in political science research:

Data on regime change in 167 countries.

Data on war, military expenditures, and territorial changes.

  • The Quality of Government (QoG) Institute Data Sets.

Data sets on quality of government indicators.

  • Union of International Associations, ed. 2020. Yearbook of International Organizations: Online. 16th online ed. Leiden, Netherlands: Brill/Martinus Nijhoff.

Data on international organizations from 300 countries and territories; includes information on structure, relations, and activities.

  • World Bank. 2020. World Development Indicators. Washington, DC: World Bank.

Socio-economic development indicators compiled from official sources.

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