CMP Logit Scales

This page used to contain the data and extension of the data from William Lowe, Kenneth Benoit, Slava Mikhaylov, and Michael Laver. “Scaling Policy Preferences From Coded Political Texts.” Legislative Studies Quarterly.

For the latest version of the dataset, updated with error estimates from Kenneth Benoit, Slava Mikhaylov, and Michael Laver (2009) “Treating Words as Data with Error: Uncertainty in Text Statements of Policy Positions.” American Journal of Political Science 53(2, April): 495-513, see the Dataverse located here.