QoG OECD Data

SND-ID: EXT 0208

This study is part of the collection Quality of Government

Description Data and documentation

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Jan Teorell - Lund University, Department of Political Science orcid

Staffan Kumlin - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Stefan Dahlberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Bo Rothstein - 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 OECD dataset consist of approximately 1300 variables from approximately 75 data sources . The dataset includes OECD member countries and has high data coverage in terms of geography and time.

In the QoG OECD CS dataset, data from and around 2012 is included. Data from 2012 is prioritized, however, if no data are available for a country for 2012, data for 2

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Research principal, contributors, and funding
Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

No

Method and time period

Unit of analysis

Population

Countries

Sampling procedure

Total universe/Complete enumeration
OECD member countries

Time period(s) investigated

1946–2015

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic description: OECD member countries

Lowest geographic unit

Country

Highest geographic unit

Country

Topic and keywords
Publications

Citation requirement

Teorell, Jan, Staffan Kumlin, Stefan Dahlberg, Sören Holmberg, Bo Rothstein, Anna Khomenko & Richard Svensson. 2016. The Quality of Government OECD Dataset, version Jan16. University of Gothenburg: The Quality of Government Institute, http://www.qog.pol.gu.se doi:10.18157/QoGOECDJan16

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Dataset 1
The QoG OECD Cross-Section Data

Description

In the QoG OECD CS dataset, data from and around 2012 is included. Data from 2012 is prioritized, however, if no data are available for a country for 2012, data for 2013 is included. If no data exists for 2013, data for 2011 is included, and so on up to a maximum of +/- 3 years.

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Jan Teorell - Lund University, Department of Political Science orcid

Staffan Kumlin - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Stefan Dahlberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Bo Rothstein - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

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Time period(s) investigated

2012

Dataset 2
The QoG OECD Time-Series Data

Description

Cite as:
Teorell, Jan, Staffan Kumlin, Stefan Dahlberg, Sören Holmberg, Bo Rothstein, Anna Khomenko & Richard Svensson. 2016. The Quality of Government OECD Dataset, version Jan16. University of Gothenburg: The Quality of Government Institute, http://www.qog.pol.gu.se doi:10.18157/QoGOECDJan16

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Jan Teorell - Lund University, Department of Political Science orcid

Staffan Kumlin - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Stefan Dahlberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Bo Rothstein - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

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Time period(s) investigated

1946–2015

Published: 2020-05-08