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GOVT 3413/SOC 3410 Modern European Society and Politics: Statistics
and Data

Guide to research resources for contemporary European politics and society.

European Statistics and Data

Use this Cornell European Statistics and Data research guide.

Euro rates and trends

Customizable Euro exchange rates and trend graphs are availble from the website of the European Central Bank (ECB), the European Union agency charged witih managing the euro and EU monetary policy.

Greek Drama

Greek Drama:  Government Statistics (NPR All Things Considered, Dec. 2011)

How Office Politics Could Take Down Europe (NPR Planet Money podcast, Dec. 2011)

Election Statistics for Europe and European Countries

Elections in Europe:  a data handbook, ed. Dieter Nohlen and Philip Stover (2010)  Olin Ref JN45.E6 2010

Elections in Western Europe Since 1815: electoral results by constituencies, by Daniele Caramani (2000)  Olin Ref JN94.A95 C368x 2000.  Print plus CD-ROM. (Also ILR Ref)

Encyclopaedia of European Elections, ed Yves Déloye and Michael Bruter (2007) Olin Ref JN36.E53 2007

The New Voter in Western Europe:  France and beyond, ed. Bruno Cautrès and Anne Muxel.  Olin JN94.A95 N49 2011

Parties and Elections in Europe A privately maintained database containing "the results of legislative elections from all European countries and more than 100 subdivisions."

European Election Database  "The primary goal of this website is to facilitate comparative research on elections in Europe." Regional election results, most of which are aggregated to correspond with the EU's NUTS definition. (NSD, Norwegian Social Sciences Data Services)

Also, for background:  Statistical Sources for Social Research on Western Europe 1945-1995: a guide to social statistics, by Franz Rothenbacher. Olin HA1107.R68 1998.

And:  The Oxford Handbook of Contextual Political Analysis, ed. Robert E. Goodin and Charles Tilly (2006) Olin JA71.094 2008