Projects

Toxicity in Audiences-Journalistic Interactions in Crises

We are analysing the online interactions between audiences and media in the context of journalist practices during the mass protests in Chile in the second half of 2019. The relevance of these mass protests is associated with the opportunity window to draft a New Constitution.

By Ximena Orchard, Bastián González-Bustamante and Carla Cisternas

Chilean Political Science Impact Ranking

This is a scraper programmed in order to obtain quarterly data from Google Scholar and elaborate an impact measurement. This ranking is presented from the highest to the lowest H-Index. The number of cites has been used as a second criterion in case of a tie in H-Index.

By Bastián González-Bustamante

Digital Activism, Protests and Incivility in Latin America

We are analysing online interactions on social media around specific hashtags used during mass protests in Latin America since 2019. Therefore, we download the network activity using particular social media APIs to classify sentiments and toxicity.

By Bastián González-Bustamante

Incivility Towards Experts During Crises

We are analysing online incivility in the context of extra-governmental experts’ appointments to face unexpected, challenging events in Latin American democracies, such as natural disasters and the coronavirus crisis. We focus on the activity on Twitter around specific hashtags using the Twitter API.

By Carla Cisternas and Bastián González-Bustamante

Local Government Indicators Repository

This project presents a novel integrated dataset with geospatial information and indicators of local governments in Chile between 2010 and 2022. We integrated several indicators with geospatial information using open data and public information.

By Bastián González-Bustamante and Diego Aguilar

Data Collection on Boards of Directors (2001-2022)

We used data from the Financial Market Commission, which supervised more than 70% of financial assets in Chile, to identify board members and CEOs of a number of companies. We have elaborated a list of board members and CEOs for 463 and 451 companies.

By Bastián González-Bustamante and Carla Cisternas

Training Data on Chilean Congress Bills

From a data set of bills in the Chilean Lower House between 2006 and 2018 (N = 4,139), a period that corresponds to three administrations, we draw a random subsample considering some bills per month to identify both the bill’s issue and territorial scope.

By Carla Cisternas, Bastián González-Bustamante, Jaquelin Morillo and Diego Aguilar

Twitter Online Tracker of the Chilean Referendum

This is a Twitter online tracker of the Chilean refenrum for a New Constitution in October 2020, which contains merged, daily data sets on #Apruebo and #Rechazo viewpoints on this social media.

By Bastián González-Bustamante

Data Mining Chilean Civil Service

We present a novel data set that contains detailed information on 431 senior public managers of the Chilean civil service from 2009-2017. The set was created from requests for access to public information and an OCR revision of 1,396 public documents.

By Bastián González-Bustamante, Matías Astete and Berenice Orvenes

Data on Chilean Cabinets (1990-2022)

This project comprises two data sets on Chilean ministers and undersecretaries in Comma-Separated Values (CSV) format with Unicode encoding UTF-8. The data set on ministers covers between 1990 and 2014, while the set on undersecretaries contains officeholders until 2022.

By Bastián González-Bustamante and Alejandro Olivares

Vibrant Ink Flavoured Theme

This is a flavoured version of vibrant ink for RStudio released under an MIT No Attribution (MIT-0) license. Therefore, there are no conditions, not even requiring the preservation of copyright and license notices.

By Bastián González-Bustamante

VIP Project: Machine Learning in Public Policy and Economics

This project aims to form a vertically integrated multidisciplinary research team to use different machine learning applications in public policy and economics. In this version, we will focus on the dynamics of disinformation.

By Carla Cisternas and Francisco Castañeda

Training Data on Political Science Publications

Based on data from the the CPS-Ranking, we have collected all the authors’ publications ranked in Q1. From this data set, we draw a random subsample and carry out data coding procedures in this subsample to classify the type of publication.

By Bastián González-Bustamante, Alejandro Olivares and Carla Cisternas