Institutional Quality Dataset 1990 - 2010

Below you can find the paper describing the Institutional Quality Dataset, and the dataset in Stata 11 (.dta), comma seperated file (.csv) and Excel 2003 (.xls) format.

Using Christopher Gandrud's  repmis package (http://christophergandrud.github.com/repmis/) and the google docs copy of the database, the data can be also directly downloaded into R, using the following code:

library(repmis) 
URL <- "https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/pub?key=0AtSgiY60tn0_dEtYUVo4TWlFOU01dnRjTE1WZmFTUWc&single=true&gid=0&output=csv" 
Data <- source_data(URL, sep = ",", header = TRUE)

The citation of the dataset and paper is Kuncic, A. (2014). Institutional Quality Dataset, Journal of Institutional Economics, forthcoming.

The first working version of the paper is available through IDEAS, while the second working version of the paper Institutional Quality Dataset (few changes in the forthcoming published paper) as well as the dataset itself (no changes in the forthcoming published paper) is available below for download and use.

The older March 2012 version of the paper and the dataset is available in the zip file.

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institutional_quality_dataset (March 2013).csv
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Aljaž Kunčič,
12 Mar 2013, 09:06
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institutional_quality_dataset (March 2013).dta
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12 Mar 2013, 09:06
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12 Mar 2013, 09:07
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12 Mar 2013, 09:06
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old version of Institutional Quality Database.zip
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Aljaž Kunčič,
12 Mar 2013, 09:05
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