CSES Module 1 Data Set Errata
Posted: October 1, 2002

Belgium-Flanders (1999) - Multiple Corrections: Datafile

We have received information that there are a number of corrections that need be made to the Belgium-Flanders (1999) data. The two items below are: 1.) a table summarizing the changes, and 2.) pseudo-code that can be helpful in programming the changes.

The changes are summarized as follows:

VARIABLE ORIGINAL VALUE NEW VALUE
A5003_A 99. MISSING 31. EUROPEAN LIBERAL, DEMOCRATIC AND REFORM PARTIES
A5003_B 99. MISSING 22. EUROPEAN PEOPLE'S PARTY
A5003_C 99. MISSING 11. PARTY OF EUROPEAN SOCIALISTS
A5003_E 99. MISSING 50. GREENS
A5003_F 99. MISSING 81. EUROPEAN FREE-ALLIANCE-DEMOCRATIC PARTY OF THE PEOPLE OF EUROPE
A5004_A 99. MISSING 06.
A5004_B 99. MISSING 05.
A5004_C 99. MISSING 04.
A5004_D 99. MISSING 09.
A5004_E 99. MISSING 02.
A5004_F 99. MISSING 04.
A5013_3 058. PARTY ALLIANCES, DYNAMICS, REALIGNMENT 012. UNEMPLOYMENT
A5013_4 060. STATE AND REGIONAL DIFFERENCES 058. PARTY ALLIANCES, DYNAMICS, RE-ALIGNMENT
A5013_5 012. UNEMPLOYMENT 074. IMMIGRATION AND REFUGEE ISSUES
A5011 9. MISSING 1. YES
A5012 9. MISSING 1. YES
A5031 9. MISSING 1. YES; STRICTLY ENFORCED SANCTIONS
A5032_4 09. 99. MISSING
A5035_1 99. MISSING 00. THERE IS NO THRESHOLD
A5036 9. MISSING 1. YES
A5037 9. MISSING 5. NO, JOINT PARTIES ARE GOVERNED BY THE SAME RULES AS OTHER PARTIES
A5038 9. MISSING 1. YES
A5039 9. MISSING 2. LISTS OF THE SAME PARTY FROM DIFFERENT CONSTITUENCIES
A5040 9. MISSING 5. NO
A5041 9. MISSING 0. NOT APPLICABLE
A5042 9. MISSING 5. NO
A5050 1. YES 5. NO
A5052 1. YES 5. NO
A5053 1. YES 5. NO
A5054 1. YES 5. NO
A5058 9. MISSING 2. NOMINATES MINISTERS FOR APPROVAL BY THE [KING]
A5059 9. MISSING 1. YES
A5060 9. MISSING 1. YES
A5061 9. MISSING 1. YES
A5062 9. MISSING 1. YES
A5063 9. MISSING 1. YES
A5064 9. MISSING 5. OTHER (SEE VARIABLE NOTES) - THE CABINET MAY BE DISMISSED AS A RESULT OF SEVERE CONFLICT AND SUBSEQUENT NEGOTIATION

The following pseudo-code can be used to make the corrections, after modification to fit the statistical software is use:

if A1003 eq 5611999 then A5003_A eq 31.
if A1003 eq 5611999 then A5003_B eq 22.
if A1003 eq 5611999 then A5003_C eq 11.
if A1003 eq 5611999 then A5003_E eq 50.
if A1003 eq 5611999 then A5003_F eq 81.
if A1003 eq 5611999 then A5004_A eq 06.
if A1003 eq 5611999 then A5004_B eq 05.
if A1003 eq 5611999 then A5004_C eq 04.
if A1003 eq 5611999 then A5004_D eq 09.
if A1003 eq 5611999 then A5004_E eq 02.
if A1003 eq 5611999 then A5004_F eq 04.
if A1003 eq 5611999 then A5013_3 eq 012.
if A1003 eq 5611999 then A5013_4 eq 058.
if A1003 eq 5611999 then A5013_5 eq 074.
if A1003 eq 5611999 then A5011   eq 1.
if A1003 eq 5611999 then A5012   eq 1.
if A1003 eq 5611999 then A5031   eq 1.
if A1003 eq 5611999 then A5032_4 eq 99.
if A1003 eq 5611999 then A5035_1 eq 00.
if A1003 eq 5611999 then A5036   eq 1.
if A1003 eq 5611999 then A5037   eq 5.
if A1003 eq 5611999 then A5038   eq 1.
if A1003 eq 5611999 then A5039   eq 2.
if A1003 eq 5611999 then A5040   eq 5.
if A1003 eq 5611999 then A5041   eq 0.
if A1003 eq 5611999 then A5042   eq 5.
if A1003 eq 5611999 then A5050   eq 5.
if A1003 eq 5611999 then A5052   eq 5.
if A1003 eq 5611999 then A5053   eq 5.
if A1003 eq 5611999 then A5054   eq 5.
if A1003 eq 5611999 then A5058   eq 2.
if A1003 eq 5611999 then A5059   eq 1.
if A1003 eq 5611999 then A5060   eq 1.
if A1003 eq 5611999 then A5061   eq 1.
if A1003 eq 5611999 then A5062   eq 1.
if A1003 eq 5611999 then A5063   eq 1.
if A1003 eq 5611999 then A5064   eq 5