Democracy at Dusk? V-Dem Annual Report 2017

V-Dem is a new approach to conceptualizing and measuring democracy. The project’s multidimensional, nuanced and disaggregated approach acknowledges the complexity of the concept of democracy


V-Dem is one of the largest-ever social science data collection efforts, involving almost 3,000 scholars from over 170 countries and utilizing cutting-edge social science methodologies to produce a database containing about 18 million data points.