Download the WhoGov dataset

The database is publicly available and can be downloaded below. There are two datasets. The within-country dataset, which is the main dataset containing bibliographic information on every cabinet member by year, and the time series cross-sectional dataset, which contains aggregated country-year variables.

DOWNLOAD THE DATA

 

The codebook, which describes the variables in the two datasets, and the online appendix are found here:

ACCESS THE CODEBOOK

ACCESS THE ONLINE APPENDIX

 

Please use the following reference when citing the data:

Nyrup, Jacob, and Stuart Bramwell. 2020. Who Governs? A New Global Dataset on Members of Cabinets. American Political Science Review. 1-9. FirstView. doi:10.1017/S0003055420000490