QoG EU Regional Data

SND-ID: EXT 0008

This study is part of the collection Quality of Government

Description Data and documentation

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Nicholas Charron - University of Gothenburg, Quality of Government Institute

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Bo Rothstein - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Anna Khomenko - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Richard Svensson - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

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Description

The QoG Institute is an independent research institute within the Department of Political Science at the University of Gothenburg. Overall 30 researchers conduct and promote research on the causes, consequences and nature of Good Governance and the Quality of Government - that is, trustworthy, reliable, impartial, uncorrupted and competent government institutions.

The main objective of our research is to address the theoretical and empirical problem of how political institutions of high quality can be created and maintained. A second objective is to study the effects of Quality of Government on a number of policy areas, such as health, the environment, social policy, and poverty.

The QoG EU Regional Data is a dataset consisting of approximately 450 variables covering three levels of European regions - Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics (NUTS): NUTS 0 (country), NUTS 1 (major socio-economic regions) and NUTS 2 (basic regions for the application of regional policies). QoG Regional Data has been divided into three datasets and these are available in time-series version (from 1990

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Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

University of Gothenburg

Funding

  • Funding agency: European Union
Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

No

Method

Unit of analysis

Population

Countries and regions in EU

Time Method

Sampling procedure

Total universe/Complete enumeration

Time period(s) investigated

2009–2010

2013–2013

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic description: EU

Lowest geographic unit

Region

Topic and keywords
Publications
Link to publication list:

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Dataset 1
EU QoG Index 2010

Description

EU QoG Index (EQI) is a measure of corruption at a regional level in the EU. The index is based on 16 variables from the survey.

When using QoG Basic data, please cite as follows (don´t forget to also cite the original source):
Charron, Nicholas, Stefan Dahlberg, Sören Holmberg, Bo Rothstein, Anna Khomenko & Richard Svensson. 2016. The Quality of Government EU Regional Dataset, version Sep16. University of Gothenburg: The Quality of Government Institute, http://www.qog.pol.gu.se

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Nicholas Charron - University of Gothenburg, Quality of Government Institute

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Bo Rothstein - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Anna Khomenko - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Richard Svensson - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

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Time period(s) investigated

2009-12-15–2010-02-01

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2009-12-15–2010-02-01
  • Data collector: Elektrolux svenska försäljnings AB
  • Source of the data: Geographic area
Dataset 2
EU QoG Index 2013

Description

EU QoG Index (EQI) is a measure of corruption and governance at the regional level in the EU. The index is based on 16 variables from the survey.

When using QoG Basic data, please cite as follows (don´t forget to also cite the original source):
Charron, Nicholas, Stefan Dahlberg, Sören Holmberg, Bo Rothstein, Anna Khomenko & Richard Svensson. 2016. The Quality of Government EU Regional Dataset, version Sep16. University of Gothenburg: The Quality of Government Institute, http://www.qog.pol.gu.s

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Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Nicholas Charron - University of Gothenburg, Quality of Government Institute

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Bo Rothstein - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Anna Khomenko - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Richard Svensson - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

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Time period(s) investigated

2013–2013

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2013–2013
  • Source of the data: Geographic area
Published: 2013-07-12
Last updated: 2020-01-17