The Party-Interest Group Relationships in Contemporary Democracies (PAIRDEM) datasets include cross-national data from three different surveys of 1) central party organizations, 2) legislative party groups, and 3) interest groups. A fourth dataset based on coding of party statutes and party finance data was established together with the Political Party Database (PPDB).
All the PAIRDEM datasets, survey documentation reports, codebooks and survey scripts (questionnaires) are publicly accessible through the data archive at Sikt –Norwegian Agency for Shared Services in Education and Research (the former Norwegian Centre for Research Data), see DOI https://doi.org/10.18712/NSD-NSD2978-V3. Choose Norwegian or English version of page.
All the documentation files are can be directly downloaded in the section called “Summary”. Data are made available for research, teaching and students when ordered (online).
When using these datasets please cite:
Elin Haugsgjerd Allern, Vibeke Wøien Hansen, Lise Rødland, Maiken Røed, Heike Klüver, Cal Le Gall, David Marshall, Simon Otjjes, Thomas Poguntke, Anne Rasmussen, Sabine Saurugger, and Christopher Witko. (2022). “Introducing the Party Interest Group Relationships in Contemporary Democracies (PAIRDEM) Datasets”. Party Politics https://doi.org/10.1177/13540688221075591
Allern, Elin Haugsgjerd & Hansen, Vibeke Wøien. (2022). “Party-Interest Group Relationships in Contemporary Democracies (PAIRDEM) datasets [Data set]”. Sikt – Norwegian Agency for Shared Services in Education and Research. https://doi.org/10.18712/NSD-NSD2978-V3