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POSC 120: Democracy and Dictatorship

Professor Al Montero - Fall 2023

Comparative Political Data Guide

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Major Sources for Data

Key sources of data for POSC 120. Each data source looks different and requires different steps for locating and downloading data. If you have questions, feel free to reach out to your librarian (Sean Leahy, 

Governance Information, Indicators, and Datasets

Country Profiles


Compare countries on different measures (literacy, GDP, population) by using statistical compendia (collections of and directories to statistical sources).

Public Opinion Data