CSES Module 4: 2011-2016
About the Release
CSES Module 4 focuses on distributional politics and social protection. The goal of the module is to enhance knowledge of voter preferences for policies that affect income and wealth distribution, in a period of constrained growth, deficit reduction, and expenditure constraint and austerity. It draws upon the literature in comparative political economy and develops data that will enable scholars to understand how political institutions condition voters' reactions to the politics of budgetary restraint. The module is influenced by the economic crises of the years prior to its implementation. Also included in the module is a battery of questions about mobilization - asking respondents about contacts by parties and candidates, and about personal contacts intended to influence vote choice.
To the right of this page are the files and links for use in obtaining and analyzing the dataset.
At the bottom of this page is an Election Study Archive where you can obtain some of the source documents from each election study.
These documents were used by collaborators for collecting the data:
- Module 4 Questionnaire [PDF file]
- Module 4 Questionnaire [TXT file]
- Module 4 Macro Report [PDF file]
- Module 4 Macro Report [DOC file]
- Module 4 Design Report [PDF file]
- Module 4 Design Report [DOC file]
- Module 4 Booklet [PDF file]
- Module 4 Booklet [DOC file]
CSES Module 4 Second Advance Release
March 20, 2015
You can download the dataset to your own computer for analysis using the links below.
Analyze on your own computer:
- Download as a ZIP file
Recommended directory to extract into:
View the Module 4 codebook online:
Other important information: