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ZA5102: European Parliament Election Study 1979-2014, Euromanifesto Study

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Citation Citation Schmitt, Hermann; Braun, Daniela; Popa, Sebastian A.; Mikhaylov, Slava; Dwinger, Felix (2018): European Parliament Election Study 1979-2014, Euromanifesto Study. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA5102 Data file Version 2.0.0, https://doi.org/10.4232/1.12830
Study No.ZA5102
TitleEuropean Parliament Election Study 1979-2014, Euromanifesto Study
Current Version2.0.0, 2018-1-2, https://doi.org/10.4232/1.12830
Date of Collection1979 - 2014
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Schmitt, Hermann - University of Manchester and Mannheim Centre for European Social Research, University of Mannheim
  • Braun, Daniela - Ludwig-Maximilian-Universität München
  • Popa, Sebastian A. - Mannheim Centre for European Social Research, University of Mannheim
  • Mikhaylov, Slava - University College London
  • Dwinger, Felix - Mannheim Centre for European Social Research, University of Mannheim

Content

AbstractCoded version of election programs. Manifestos of relevant parties issued ahead of the European elections between 1979 and 2014. Topics: Country in which the party ran in European Parliament elections; year of the first European Parliament elections in the member state; year of the country´s admittance to the EG/EU; party ID; election year; initials of the party; name of the party; percent-vote on national level; party family (parliamentary group) a party belongs to; number of seats in European Parliament; number of seats in European Parliament by country; type of manifesto; placement of Euromanifesto according to the coder on a left-right scale, on an environmental protection vs. economic growth scale, on a libertarian-authoritarian scale, on a religious-secular scale, on a state interventionism vs. free enterprise scale, on a multiculturalism vs. ethnocentrism scale, and on a pro-anti-EU-integration scale. Position in topics: foreign special relationships (general, to eastern European Countries of the EU and not in the EU, to Russia and to the USA); anti-imperialism; military; peace; internationalism; Europe; European Community/European Union; financing the EC/EU; reedom; human rights; democracy; constitutionalism; decentralization; transfer of power to the EC/EU; executive and administrative efficiency; political corruption; political authority; competences of the European Parliament, of the European Commission and of the European Council; voting procedures in the European Council; competences of the uropean Court of Justice and other EC/EU institutions; mentions of the European Central Bank; EC/EU enlargement; membership in the EU of east European countries and of Balkan countries currently not in the EU; membership of Turkey in the EU; complexity of the EC/EU political system; free enterprise; property-restitution; controlled economy; social ownership; mixed economy; publicly-owned industry; socialist property; economic planning; EC/EU structural funds; nationalization; privatisation; corporatism; market egulation; Marxist-analysis; incentives; Keynesian demand management; productivity; technology and infrastructure; protectionism; anti-growth economy; economic orthodoxy; economic goals; creating jobs; labour migration; single market; European monetary union/European currency; environmental protection; culture; social justice; welfare state, pensions, health care and nursing service, social housing, child care, job programs; education; multiculturalism; traditional morality; law and order; fight against terrorism; social harmony; national way of life; immigration; EU integration; labour groups; agriculture and farmers; middle class and professional groups; underprivileged minority groups (handicapped, homosexuals, immigrants and foreigners in the Manifesto countries and ethnic minorities of the Manifesto countries living abroad), non-economic demographic groups (women, old people, young people, linguistic groups); for Cyprus only: Cyprus issue. Computed indices: percentages of content codes separately on each political level; left-right position of party; planned economy dimension, market economy dimension, welfare dimension; pro-anti European integration dimension; summarized percentages of uncoded quasi-sentences. Additionally coded: Coder ID; region; country code (EMCS) plus election year; party code (EMCS) plus election year, total number of quasi-sentences.
Categories Categories
  • Political Parties, Organizations
  • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
Topics Topics
  • 11.2 International politics and organisation
  • 11.5 Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
  • 11.6 Government, political systems and organisation
  • 11.7 Elections

Methodology

Geographic Coverage
  • Austria (AT)
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Bulgaria (BG)
  • Cyprus (CY)
  • Czech Republic (CZ)
  • Denmark (DK)
  • Estonia (EE)
  • Finland (FI)
  • France (FR)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Greece (GR)
  • Hungary (HU)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Latvia (LV)
  • Lithuania (LT)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Malta (MT)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Poland (PL)
  • Portugal (PT)
  • Romania (RO)
  • Slovakia (SK)
  • Slovenia (SI)
  • Spain (ES)
  • Sweden (SE)
  • United Kingdom (GB)
  • Croatia (HR)
Universe977 election programs/manifestos of relevant parties in the EU published ahead of the election to the European Parliament in each EC/EU country between 1979 and 20014. Relevant parties in the EC/EU are parties that have been represented in the European Parliament at least once.
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
Total universe of party manifestos in the EU. The starting point for the coding of Euromanifestos for any single party is the election to the EP in which the party was able to achieve representation for the first time.
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
Content Coding
Data CollectorAustria: Alice Ludvig, 1996, 1999, 2004, 2009, 2014 Belgium-Flanders: Pierre Baudewins, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999 Monique Boijnk, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999 Joost de Vries, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004 Patrick van der Weyden, 2009 Steven Van Hauwaert, 2014 Belgium-Wallonia: Pierre Baudewins, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999 Anna Marek, 1999 Sophie Jacquot, 1984, 1989, 1994 Zane Badere, 2004 Ilona Rezsöhazy, 2009 Claement Museur, 2014 Bulgaria: Ivo Georgiev, 2009 Tanyo Emilov Vasilev, 2014 Croatia: Dario Nikic Cakar, 2014 Cyprus: Vasileia Andreadaki, 2004, 2009, 2014 Czech Republic: Lukas Linek, 2004, 2009 Ivan Petrúšek, 2014 Denmark: Pernille Stehen, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004 Sofie Neergaard, 2009 Erik Gahner Larsen, 2014 Estonia: Kadri Lúhiste, 2004, 2009 Kats Kivistik, 2014 Finland: Kirsi Airo, 1996, 1999, 2004 Sari Rannanpää, 2009 Saara Marika Hämäläinen, 2014 France: Anna Marek, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009 Sophie Jacquot, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004 Silviu Matei, 1989, 1999 Charlotte Dolez, 2014 Germany: Ivo Georgiev, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004 Antonia Scholz, 2009 Anna Starkmann 2014 Great Britain: Ivo Georgiev, 1999 Eoin O´Malley, 2004 Rob Johns, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004 Ben Stanley, 2009 John-Paul Salter, 2014 Greece: Vasileia Andreadaki, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009 Eftichia Teperoglou, 2009 Anastasios Varellas, 2014 Ireland: Ivo Georgiev, 1984, 1989 Eoin O’Malley, 1979, 1994, 1999, 2004 Francesco Cavatorta, 1979, 1989, 1994, 1999 James Fitzgerald, 2009, 2014 Italy: Laura Castiglioni, 1994, 1999, 2004 Nicolo Conti, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009, 2014 Hungary: Viktoria Gati, 2004 Ivo Georgiev, 2004 István Gergő Székely, 2009, 2014 Latvia: Zane Badere, 2004 , 2009 Lelde Arnicāne, 2014 Lithuania: Ligita Sarkute, 2004 ,2009, 2014 Luxembourg: Yasmin Thill, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999 Zane Badere, 2004 Astrid Spreitzer, 2009 Florent Marciacq, 2014 Malta: Ivo Georgiev, 2004 Rob Johns, 2004 Ben Stanley, 2009 Nicole Tabone, 2014 Netherlands: Ivo Georgiev, 1994, 1999, 2004 Willem Bonekamp, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999 Monique Boijnk, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999 Joost de Vries, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004 Janna Marieke Hoffman, 2009 Sebastianus Bruinsma, 2014 Northern Ireland: Eoin O’Malley, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004 Ben Stanley, 2009 John-Paul Salter, 2014 Poland: Anna Gwiazda, 2004 Ben Stanley, 2009 Mikolaj Czésnik, 2014 Portugal: Filipe Nunez, 1987, 1989, 1994, 1999 Miguel Cabrita, 2004 Tito Matos e Campos, 1989, 2004 Inês Carneiro, 2009, 2014 Romania: István Gergő Székely, 2009, 2014 Slovakia: Olga Gyarfasova, 2004 Zuzana Gabrizova, 2009 Ivan Petrúšek, 2014 Slovenia: Simona Kustec Lipicer, 2004, 2009 Ivana Grgic, 2014 Spain: Ivo Georgiev, 2004 Filipe Nunez, 1989, 1994, 1999 Raul Tormos, 1987, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004 Miguel Cabrita, 1989, 1994 María Celeste Ratto, 2009 Rosa Navarrete, 2014 Sweden: Johan Martinsson, 1995, 1999, 2004, 2009 Sofia Axelsson, 2014 Europe: Ivo Georgiev, waves 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009 Angeles Navarro Rueda, 2014
Date of Collection
  • 1979 - 2014

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
2.0.0 (current version)2018-1-2 election 2014 added https://doi.org/10.4232/1.12830
1.1.02016-10-19 variable "seats" corrected https://doi.org/10.4232/1.12659
1.0.02015-4-8 first archive edition https://doi.org/10.4232/1.5102
Errata in current version
none
Version changes

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NotesThis study is a compilation of the archived ZA study nos. 4457: Euromanifestos Project (EMP) from 1979 to 2004, and 5057: European Parliament Election Study 2009 Manifesto Study; in version 2 data of the 2014 election was added. This project has received funding from the European Union´s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme No 649281 — EUENGAGE — H202 EURO-2014-2015 H2020-EURO-SOCITY-2014 The party programmes are available under ZA study no. 5163.
Number of Units: 977
Number of Variables: 763
Analysis System(s): SPSS, Stata, CSV

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Groups

Groups
  • European Election Studies
    Beside these international studies there is also group European Election (Germany), in which the surveys are listed that were only done in Germany for the European Parliament elections.
  • European Parliament Election Study, Euromanifestos Project (EMP) - Euromanifesto Study