Jan Teorell



Jan Teorell, Professor of Political Science, received his PhD in 1998 from the Department of Government, Uppsala University, on a dissertation on intra-party democracy. In 2004-2006, he served as Project Coordinator at the Quality of Government Institute, Göteborg University, responsible for creating the Quality of Government Dataset (www.qog.pol.gu.se), which won the Lijphart, Przeworski, Verba Award for Best Dataset by the APSA Comparative Politics Section at the 2009 Annual Meetings (together with Bo Rothstein and Sören Holmberg), and the Varieties of Democracy dataset (www.v-dem.net), which won the same award in 2016 (together with a large international research team). His research interests include political methodology, history and comparative politics, comparative democratization, corruption, and state-making.

Recent research outputs

John Gerring, Carl Henrik Knutsen, Matthew Maguire, Svend Erik Skaaning, Jan Teorell & Michael Coppedge, 2021, In: Democratization. 28, 2, p. 308-332

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Hanna Bäck, Jan Teorell, Alexander Von Hagen-Jamar & Alejandro Quiroz Flores, 2021, In: Foreign Policy Analysis. 17, 2, oraa024.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

John Gerring, Tore Wig, Wouter Veenendaal, Daniel Weitzel, Jan Teorell & Kyosuke Kikuta, 2021, In: Comparative Political Studies. 54, 3-4, p. 585-622

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