Party positions from Wikipedia classifications of party ideology

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Description: We explore the possibility of expanding the coverage of party position measurement to a larger number of cases by drawing on information about party ideology provided on Wikipedia (see the project Wiki for more details).

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We obtain a measure of party position from a scaling of ideology tags supplied in infoboxes on political parties' Wikipedia pages: ![Infobox in the Wikipedia entry for La République En Marche! and associated tags](https://files.osf.io/v1/resources/evxn6/providers/osfstorage/5cc2e3b29ed8fe001645dec6?mode=render =50%x) We find that the recovered scale can be interpreted in familiar terms of "left ...

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