Replicate by running
make.r in R.
build.r script then assembles the edge lists and plots the networks, with the help of a few routines coded into
functions.r. Adjust the
mode parameters to skip the plots or to change the node placement algorithm.
page-- the index page from which the bill was scraped
url-- bill URL
ref-- reference of the form "L1/03.02.2009" (includes the full date for most bills)
name-- short title
status-- when the bill passed, the reference of the law
authors-- bill sponsor
n_au-- total number of sponsors
The sponsors data has one row per sponsor-legislature.
legislature-- legislature of activity
url-- profile URL
name-- sponsor name
sex-- gender (F/M), imputed from birth information ("aleasă")
born-- year of birth
party-- political party, abbreviated
party_dummy-- dummy indicating the presence of multiple party affiliations
mdts_ca-- number of mandates in the lower chamber
mdts_se-- number of mandates in the upper chamber
nyears-- number of past mandates in the same chamber
constituency-- constituency, as the string to its Wikipedia English entry
photo-- photo, as a local filename
type-- either "Deputat" or "Senator"