ENVIPOLCON - Project Datasets

  • ENVIPOLCON Raw Data (SPSS & Stata)

    DTASAV

  • ENVIPOLCON Code Book
    PDF
  • Envipolcon Pair Data (Stata)
    DTA
  • Do-File Regressions (Stata)
    DO

  • Liefferink et al 2009 JEPP

    DTA ZipSAV ZipSyntax Zip

  • List of policy items used for the dependent variable 
    PDF
  • Indicators, Index Construction and Data Sourcee 
    PDF
  • Calculation of Convergence Scores 
    PDF

Please quote the following literature when using the data provided here:

Stephan Heichel, Katharina Holzinger, Thomas Sommerer, Duncan Liefferink, Jessica Pape und Sietske Veenman (2008): 'Research Design, Variables and Data', in: Holzinger, Katharina/Knill, Christoph/Jörgens, Helge (Hrsg.): Environmental Policy Convergence in Europe. The Impact of International Institutions and Trade, Cambridge/UK: Cambridge University Press, S. 64-97

Additionally please quote the following literature when using the data in its transformed form according to the pair-approach or the gap-approach

For the pair-approach:

Thomas Sommerer, Katharina Holzinger und Christoph Knill (2008): 'The Pair Approach: What Causes Convergence of Environmental Policies', in: Holzinger, Katharina/Knill, Christoph/Jörgens, Helge (Hrsg.): Environmental Policy Convergence in Europe. The Impact of International Institutions and Trade, Cambridge/UK: Cambridge University Press, S. 144-95 (chap. 6)

And/or

Katharina Holzinger, Christoph Knill und Thomas Sommerer (2008): 'Environmental Policy Convergence: The Impact of International Harmonization, Transnational Communication and Regulatory Competition'.International Organization 62(4), 553—587

For the Gap-approach:

Bas Arts, Duncan Liefferink, Jelmer Kamstra und Jeroen Ooijevaar (2008): 'The Gap Approach: What Affects the Direction of Environmental Policy Convergence?', in: Holzinger, Katharina/Knill, Christoph/Jörgens, Helge (Hrsg.): Environmental Policy Convergence in Europe. The Impact of International Institutions and Trade, Cambridge/UK: Cambridge University Press, S. 196-226 (chap. 7)

And/or

Duncan Liefferink, Bas Arts, Jelmer Kamstra und Jeroen Ooijevaar (2009): 'Leaders and Laggards in Environmental Policy: A Quantitative Analysis of Domestic Policy Outputs', Journal of European Public Policy, 16(5): 677-700