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Panel study data

The BES has included panel studies in a relatively small number of most recent periods. These panel studies follow the same survey respondents over time in panel study ‘waves’ of data. Each wave can also be used as a cross-section and surveys include filter variables to find out which respondents are interviewed in all waves, in just one wave or some waves. Panel studies are particularly useful to study within-person change and the evolution of political preferences and electoral behaviours.

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1983, 1986 and 1987 BES Panel Study (Part 1)

  • January 1983 - December 1987
  • N = 1,090
  • Mode: Face-to-face

1983, 1986 and 1987 Face to Face BES Panel study (Part1)

Heath, A., Jowell, R. and Curtice, J.K., British Election Panel Study, 1983, 1986 and 1987 [computer file]. Colchester, Essex: UK Data Archive [distributor], July 1999.

1963-1970 Political Change in Britain

  • April 1963 - December 1970
  • N = 2,922
  • Mode: Face-to-face

1963-1970 Political Change in Britain Collated data from Face-to-Face Cross-Section and Panel Surveys.

Butler, David, and Donald E. Stokes. POLITICAL CHANGE IN BRITAIN, 1963-1970 [Computer file]. ICPSR07250-v3. Conducted by David Butler, Bibliographic Citation: Nuffield College, Oxford, and Donald E. Stokes, University of Michigan, 1979. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [producer and distributor].