Data

Dataset of Immigration Policies

impic

The main dataset can be downloaded from here (Stata, 1.6 MB). The password is „impicdata2016“.

For graphical displays of the IMPIC data go on the IOM’s migrationdataportal.org (click on Migration Policy on the left)

The raw dataset as well as additional datasets on political and social rights can be downloaded from here. The password is „impicdata2016“.

 

Please cite the following overview paper when you use the IMPIC data:

Marc Helbling, Liv Bjerre, Friederike Römer and Malisa Zobel (2017):
“Measuring Immigration Policies: The IMPIC Database”, European Political Science 16(1): 79-98. Link.

 

For technical and methodolocial details of the IMPIC dataset see the following two Discussion Papers:

Schmid, Samuel D. and Marc Helbling (2016). Validating the Immigration Policies in Comparison (IMPIC) Dataset. WZB Berlin Social Science Center. Discussion Paper. SP VI 2016–202. Link.

Bjerre, Liv, Marc Helbling, Friederike Römer and Malisa Zobel (2016). Technical Report: The Immigration Policies in Comparison (IMPIC) Dataset. WZB Berlin Social Science Center. Discussion Paper. SP VI 2016–201. Link.