Download the Indices

You can download the working paper here.
You can download the indices (by day and country) here.
You can download the underlying variables (by day and country) here.
The codebook describing this data is here.

For a discussion of how to explore the underlying data and fit models with these indices using the R statistical software package, we created a blog post that describes how to access the data in R:

Cite the Indices

When you are using the indices, please cite the index paper as well as both datasets:

Robert Kubinec, Joan Barceló, Rafael Goldszmidt, Vanja Grujic, Timothy Model, Caress Schenk, Cindy Cheng, Thomas Hale, Allison Spencer Hartnett, Luca Messerschmidt, Anna Petherick, and Svanhildur Thorvaldsdottir (2021). Statistically Validated Indices for COVID-19 Public Health Policies

Cheng, Cindy, Joan Barceló, Allison Hartnett, Robert Kubinec, and Luca Messerschmidt. (2020) COVID-19 Government Response Event Dataset (CoronaNet v1.0). Nature Human Behaviour.

Thomas Hale, Noam Angrist, Rafael Goldszmidt, Beatriz Kira, Anna Petherick, Toby Phillips, Samuel Webster, Emily Cameron-Blake, Laura Hallas, Saptarshi Majumdar & Helen Tatlow (2021). “A global panel database of pandemic policies (Oxford COVID-19 Government Response Tracker).” Nature Human Behaviour.

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