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Number of Children of German Elite Politicians (2006/2017)

Version
1
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Friedrich, Carmen (University of Bamberg, Professorship of Demography)
  • Hudde, Ansga (University of Munich, Chair of Quantitative Social Research)
Publication Date
2018
Description
  • Abstract

    This dataset contains information on number of children and other biographical data of 670 women and men who held elite positions in German politics in year 2006 and/or 2017. All data, except for the politician’s position and party, is respective to the year 2017. Four kinds of data sources were used for data collection, in order of priority: (1) Munzinger biographical online database (www.munzinger.de), (2) numerous volumes of Kürschner's collection of self-written short biographies of members of federal and state parliaments, (3) the encyclopedia Wikipedia and (4) media reports; webpages of the politician, parties or parliaments.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2017-07-01 / 2017-08-31
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany / DE
Sampled Universe
All women and men who held elite positions in German politics in year 2006 and/or 2017.
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 670
    Number of Variables: 19
    • File Name: German_Elite_Politicians_2006_2017.csv
      File Format: application/octet-stream
      File Size: 156151
      Data Fingerprint: 84a20fa3bb9cc4580fd608ea69241bf9
      Method Fingerprint: MD5
Availability
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Rights
CC BY 4.0

Update Metadata: 2019-09-30 | Issue Number: 2 | Registration Date: 2018-11-23

Friedrich, Carmen; Hudde, Ansga (2018): Number of Children of German Elite Politicians (2006/2017). Version: 1. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.7802/1773