Research paper of 5-7 pages.
Formatting guidelines are as follows: double-spaced lines, one-inch margins (i.e., top,
bottom, left, and right), and Times New Roman font. A bibliography must be included and
follow American Political Science Association Style for citations.
1. Give an overview of the country’s population, economy, and political system
Start with the CIA World Fact book
2. Throughout the evaluation about the countries political system and population, include
information from the World Values Survey that showcase the strength of democratic
participation. The following variables are found in wave 6 2010-14. Use the newest data set you
can but if you must use an older set, the variable numbers may differ. I can help find them or
you can use the search bar.
Use any variables deemed useful including:
V4-V9 Values : Importance in Life: family, politics, work, religion, etc
V13 and 14 qualities: hard work, responsibility
V29- active in political party (may use any v25-35 groups)
V60-61 aims of country
V98 government responsibility
V108-120, 126 confidence in institutions
V127-130 political system
V226- 228A through 228k Voting