Country Briefs

V-Dem released the very first complete dataset covering some 15 million data points across 173 countries, offering the opportunity to conduct detailed analyses of democracy over time starting from year 1900. In conjunction with this, we are releasing a number of country briefs, illustrating an example of how the data online can be utilized for graphing and analysis.

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Country Brief: South Korea

Authors: Frida Andersson, Valeriya Mechkova

University of Gothenburg, Varieties of Democracy Institute: Country Brief No. 10. June 2016

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Country Brief: Germany

Authors: Petrus Olander, Frida Andersson, Valeriya Mechkova

University of Gothenburg, Varieties of Democracy Institute: Country Brief No. 9. June 2016

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Country Brief: Fiji

Authors: Marina Povitkina, Valeriya Mechkova

University of Gothenburg, Varieties of Democracy Institute: Country Brief No. 8. June 2016

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Country Brief: Finland

Author: Frida Andersson

University of Gothenburg, Varieties of Democracy Institute: Country Brief No. 7. May 2016

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Country Brief: Indonesia

Author: Valeriya Mechkova, Marina Povitkina

University of Gothenburg, Varieties of Democracy Institute: Country Brief No. 06. May 2016

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Country Brief: Costa Rica

Authors: Frida Andersson, Valeriya Mechkova and Staffan I. Lindberg

University of Gothenburg, Varieties of Democracy Institute: Country Brief No. 5. February 2016

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Country Brief: India

Authors: Valeriya Mechkova and Staffan I. Lindberg

University of Gothenburg, Varieties of Democracy Institute: Country Brief No. 4. February 2016

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Country Brief: Sweden

Authors: Valeriya Mechkova, Frida Andersson and Staffan I. Lindberg

University of Gothenburg, Varieties of Democracy Institute: Country Brief No. 3. January 2016

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Country Brief: Mexico

Authors: Frida Andersson and Staffan I. Lindberg

University of Gothenburg, Varieties of Democracy Institute: Country Brief No. 2. January 2016

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Country Brief: Ghana

Authors: Valeriya Mechkova and Staffan I. Lindberg

University of Gothenburg, Varieties of Democracy Institute: Country Brief No. 1. January 2016

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Country Reports

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Taiwan: A Country Report Based on Data 1900-2014

Author: Christine Huang

University of Gothenburg, Varieties of Democracy Institute: V-Dem Country Report Series, No. 16, January 2017.

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Note: This report was produced by a student from Vanderbilt University. V-Dem does not do quality control and therefore does not endorse the content of the papers, which is the responsibility of the authors only.

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Ireland: A Country Report Based on Data 1919-2012

Author: Walt Baker

University of Gothenburg, Varieties of Democracy Institute: V-Dem Country Report Series, No. 15, September 2016.

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Note: This report was produced by a student from Vanderbilt University. V-Dem does not do quality control and therefore does not endorse the content of the papers, which is the responsibility of the authors only.

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Iran: A Country Report Based on Data 1900-2012

Author: Caleb Harper

University of Gothenburg, Varieties of Democracy Institute: V-Dem Country Report Series, No. 14, September 2016.

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Note: This report was produced by a student from Vanderbilt University. V-Dem does not do quality control and therefore does not endorse the content of the papers, which is the responsibility of the authors only.

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Uganda: A Country Report Based on Data 1900-2012

Author: Tina Bergmann 

University of Gothenburg, Varieties of Democracy Institute: V-Dem Country Report Series, No. 13, September 2016.

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Note: This report was produced by a student from Vanderbilt University. V-Dem does not do quality control and therefore does not endorse the content of the papers, which is the responsibility of the authors only.

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Hungary: A Country Report Based on Data 1918-2012

Author: Julia Gabriel 

University of Gothenburg, Varieties of Democracy Institute: V-Dem Country Report Series, No. 12, September 2016.

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Note: This report was produced by a student from Vanderbilt University. V-Dem does not do quality control and therefore does not endorse the content of the papers, which is the responsibility of the authors only.

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Iraq: A Country Report Based on Data 1920-2012

Author: Sarah Ing

University of Gothenburg, Varieties of Democracy Institute: V-Dem Country Report Series, No. 11, September 2016.

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Note: This report was produced by a student from Vanderbilt University. V-Dem does not do quality control and therefore does not endorse the content of the papers, which is the responsibility of the authors only.

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Sudan: A Country Report Based on Data 1900-2012

Author: Blake Sidon 

University of Gothenburg, Varieties of Democracy Institute: V-Dem Country Report Series, No. 10, September 2016.

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Note: This report was produced by a student from Vanderbilt University. V-Dem does not do quality control and therefore does not endorse the content of the papers, which is the responsibility of the authors only.

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Egypt: A Country Report Based on Data 1900-2014

Author: Gabrielle Timm

University of Gothenburg, Varieties of Democracy Institute: V-Dem Country Report Series, No. 9, September 2016.

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Note: This report was produced by a student from Vanderbilt University. V-Dem does not do quality control and therefore does not endorse the content of the papers, which is the responsibility of the authors only.

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Algeria: A Country Report Based on Data 1962-2012

Author: M. Tahir Kilavuz 

University of Gothenburg, Varieties of Democracy Institute: V-Dem Country Report Series, No. 8, October 2015.

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Saudi Arabia: A Country Report Based on Data 1900-2012

Authors: Andersson, Frida, Valeriya Mechkova, and Staffan I. Lindberg

University of Gothenburg, Varieties of Democracy Institute: V-Dem Country Report Series, No. 7, February 2015.

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Senegal: A Country Report Based on Data 1900-2012

Authors: Rodrigo Castro Cornejo, Amadou S. Diop, and Michael Coppedge. With assistance from Ryan Schultheis, AnnaLee Rice, and Andrew Bramsen

University of Gothenburg, Varieties of Democracy Institute: V-Dem Country Report Series, No. 6, November 2013.

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El Salvador: A Country Report Based on Data 1900-2012

Authors: Rodrigo Castro Cornejo, Michael Coppedge

University of Gothenburg, Varieties of Democracy Institute: V-Dem Country Report Series, No. 5, November 2013.

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Myanmar/Burma: A Country  Report Based on  Data 1900-2012

Authors: Aung A. Hliang, Julio Teehankee, Yi-ting Wang, Valeriya Mechkova, Vlad Ciobanu, and Staffan I. Lindberg

University of Gothenburg, Varieties of Democracy Institute: V-Dem Country Report Series, No. 4,  November 2013.

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Georgia: A Country Report Based on Data 1900-2012

Authors: Medet Tiulegenov, Eitan Tzelgov, Valeriya Mechkova, and Staffan I. Lindberg

University of Gothenburg, Varieties of Democracy Institute: V-Dem Country Report Series, No. 3, October 2013.

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Ghana: A Country Report Based on Pilot-Study Data

Authors: Staffan I. Lindberg & Jennifer C. Boylan

University of Gothenburg, Varieties of Democracy Institute: V-Dem Country Report Series, No. 2, June 2012.

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Myanmar/Burma: A Country Report Based on Pilot-Study Data

Authors: Allen Hicken

University of Gothenburg, Varieties of Democracy Institute: V-Dem Country Report Series, No. 1, February 2012.

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