Information

Comparative Candidates Survey

https://doi.org/10.23662/FORS-DS-886-2

all dataset (all) — datasets linked through Party Facts

first imported on 5 May 2019 and last updated on 28 August 2019

Reference

CCS 2016. Comparative Candidates Survey Module I - 2005-2013 [Dataset - cumulative file]. Distributed by FORS, Lausanne, 2016.

CCS 2018. Comparative Candidates Survey Wave II - 2013-2018 [Dataset - cumulative file]. Distributed by FORS, Lausanne, 2018. https://doi.org/10.23662/FORS-DS-886-2

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# Comparative Candidates Survey (CCS)

Source

  • CCS 2016. Comparative Candidates Survey Module I – 2005-2013 [Dataset – cumulative file]. Distributed by FORS, Lausanne, 2016.
  • CCS 2018. Comparative Candidates Survey Wave II – 2013-2018 [Dataset – cumulative file]. Distributed by FORS, Lausanne, 2018. https://doi.org/10.23662/FORS-DS-886-2

Import

  • imported only first party_id of a party across waves and years
  • extracted information from codebook (no script provided)
  • Party informations are extracted from the codebooks question "A1.For which party did you stand as a candidate?"
  • party_id consist of wave_number-T1-A1-T3
  • wave_number -- no variable in the dataset
  • "dataset_620" is wave 1
  • "dataset_886" is wave 2
  • T1 "Country ID" / "Study ID"
  • A1 "For which party did you stand as a candidate?" / "Party stood for in this election"
  • T3 "Year of election"

Linking

  • For linking the CCS data, please use ccs-parties-all.csv in our GitHub Repository. There are all party_id for all waves and years with a partyfacts_id. Imported were only the first occured party_id of a party.

Todo later

  • remove Party Facts IDs and migrate to harmonized CCS party IDs