Who governs? This is one of the most fundamental questions in political science. Despite its importance, there was no global dataset on governing elites over a long period. Stuart Bramwell and I have created a novel dataset, WhoGov, which contains yearly data on members of cabinets in 177 countries during the period 1966-2021, making it the largest of its kind. The information on WhoGov has been moved to the project’s website found at https://www.nuffield.ox.ac.uk/our-research/research-centres/nuffield-politics-research-centre/whogov.

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