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  • Bi-annual ESS datasets (waves 1-8) are compressed in the full_datasets folder.
  • The relevant variables (satisfaction with democracy and individual-level covariates) are extracted when the cumulative 8-wave dataset is generated.

Replication instructions

Download or clone this entire project repository.

Step 1: Generate the cumulative dataset

Step 2A: Replicate regressions

  • Run the code in
  • (If STATA does not execute/recognize the epcp command, download it from Christopher N. Lawrence and place the epcp.ado file in your Stata/ado/personal/ directory.)

Step 2B: Show evaluation of democracy over time

Run the code in prepare_figure1.R.

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