euandi 2014 (Expert Interviews) - Correspondence

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Trechsel, Alexander H. (European University Institute (EUI), Florence)
  • Garzia, Diego (European University Institute (EUI), Florence)
  • De Sio, Lorenzo (LUISS University, Rome)
Publication Date
  • European University Institute (EUI) and counry teams (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Issues
    • Political Parties, Organizations
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
  • Abstract

    Position of European political parties on political issues The political positions were collected from the parties themselves. In parallel, the same positions were assessed by experts on the basis of party programmes, party websites, publications and other sources. These expert interviews (archived under ZA Study No. 5917) are a coded record of the political position of parties. In the event of discrepancies between the self-reported positions and the expert judgements, the parties were asked to comment. This correspondence is also available in the form of scans of e-mail traffic and was archived under the present study number ZA5918. For data protection reasons, this correspondence can only be processed on site in our Secure Data Center in Cologne.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2014-02 / 2014-04
Geographic Coverage
  • Austria (AT)
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Bulgaria (BG)
  • Cyprus (CY)
  • Czech Republic (CZ)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Denmark (DK)
  • Estonia (EE)
  • Spain (ES)
  • France (FR)
  • Greece (GR)
  • Croatia (HR)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Lithuania (LT)
  • Malta (MT)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Poland (PL)
  • Sweden (SE)
  • Slovenia (SI)
  • United Kingdom (GB)
Sampled Universe
Political parties for the 2014 European Parliament elections, which should cover all relevant parties in the European elections. Therefore, the total number of candidates was limited to those parties which, according to opinion polls, had the prospect of at least one seat in the European Parliament.
Total universe/Complete enumeration; Sampling Procedure Comment: Sample of parties: Total universe/Complete Enumeration Sample of positions: Non-probability Sample: Purposive Sample A total of 28 Europe-wide and 2 country-specific topics were selected. The criteria for inclusion in the sample were the relevance of the topic and the degree of differentiation between the parties.
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • E-mail interview
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA5918 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Garzia, D.; Trechsel, A.; De Sio, L. (2017). Party placement in supranational elections An introduction to the euandi 2014 dataset. Party Politics, 23(4), 333–341.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 21 | Registration Date: 2016-02-29