QoG OECD Data

This study is part of the collection Quality of Government

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

University of Gothenburg, Quality of Government Institute

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

Anna Khomenko - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Richard Svensson - University of Gothenburg, Quality of Government Institute

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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Subject area:

government, political systems and organisations (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Political Science (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Responsible department/unit:

University of Gothenburg, Quality of Government Institute

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

University of Gothenburg, Quality of Government Institute

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

Anna Khomenko - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Richard Svensson - University of Gothenburg, Quality of Government Institute

Identifiers:

SND-ID: EXT 0208

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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Time period(s) investigated:

1946 — 2015

Geographic spread:

Geographic description: OECD member countries

Lowest geographic unit:

Country

Highest geographic unit:

Country

Unit of analysis:

Population:

Countries

Sampling procedure:

Total universe/Complete enumeration

Subject area:

government, political systems and organisations (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Political Science (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

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

Dataset 1

The QoG OECD Cross-Section Data

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

University of Gothenburg, Quality of Government Institute

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

Anna Khomenko - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Richard Svensson - University of Gothenburg, Quality of Government Institute

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

Time period(s) investigated:

2012

Dataset 2

The QoG OECD Time-Series Data

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

University of Gothenburg, Quality of Government Institute

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

Anna Khomenko - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Richard Svensson - University of Gothenburg, Quality of Government Institute

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

Time period(s) investigated:

1946 — 2015

Published: 2020-05-08