Dataset Party Ideology and Public Spending - 16 CEE countries

Published: 23 October 2019| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/42mhy98msc.1
Dejan Bursac


This dataset contains data for 16 countries of Central and Eastern Europe, in 6 categories: -public spending (total and specific for 4 distinctive categories: social transfers, environment, public safety, and education) -ruling party ideology (left-right scale) -economic variables (GDP growth, unemployment, IMF, public debt, etc) -political variables (coalition type & size, electoral system, electoral cycles etc) -demography (share of population under 15 and over 65) -contextual (EU and international integration, corruption perceptions, openness of the economy, conflict legacy, etc). Period: 1990-2017 Countries: Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Bulgaria, Romania, Moldova, Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia, Albania, Montenegro, (North) Macedonia.



Quantitative Method in Political Science