https://doi.org/10.1111/lsq.12258 Pathways to Power: The Role of Preparliamentary Careers and Political Human Capital in the Obtainment of Cabinet Positions Understanding the rise to power is central to the study of politics. Yet, we still know little about the career paths of influential politicians like ministers. The literature assumes that dominant preparliamentary occupations (e.g., lawyer, local offices) predict promotion. We move beyond this potential ecological fallacy and suggest a perspective that emphasizes the role of gatekeepers and political human capital like natio...Read More
Author: Tomas Turner-Zwinkels
The parliamentary careers in comparison codebook has been updated to version 3.3.1. There are no major changes in comparison to the previous version. We mainly added details, explanations and fixed several small inconsistencies. PCC___codebook_V3_3_1DownloadRead More
Codebook 3.3.02 !
Please note: this is an outdated version of our codebook. The latest version can be found here. Below you can find the latest version of the PCC project its codebook. We are eager to hear your feedback! Codebook: PCC-codebook_V3-2-02 (.PDF) Example data: PCC-example-data_v311 (.xlsx)Read More