COVID-19 Local and Provincial Government Survey (LPGS)

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Pande, Rohini, Soledad Artiz Prillaman, Stefano Fiorin and Michael Callen (2023). Replication Materials for, COVID-19 Local and Provincial Government Survey (LPGS). ISPS Data Archive.


Rohini Pande, Soledad Artiz Prillaman, Stefano Fiorin, Michael Callen

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Data source information: 
Field Date: 
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Sample size: 
Varies by survey round; please refer to the user manual for details
The first and second survey round covered 115 municipalities, 77 districts and 7 provinces before we extended the sample frame to include all 753 municipalities in survey rounds 3 and 4. We selected the municipalities for rounds 1 and 2 to coincide with the sample of the previous Federalism Capacity Needs Assessment (FCNA) survey conducted by Nepal Administrative Staff College (NASC), Georgia State University, World Bank, and UNDP in 2019.
Randomization procedure: 
No randomization
COVID-19 survey with local government officials (mayor, deputy mayor and CAO)
Treatment administration: 
Outcome measures: 
COVID-19 response
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Data file numbersort descending Description File format Size File url
D202F01 LPGS user reference and codebook .pdf 1448890 Download file
D202F02 LPGS-1 Questionnaire .pdf 156887 Download file
D202F03 LPGS-2 Mayor Questionnaire .pdf 189572 Download file
D202F04 LPGS-2 Deputy Mayor Questionnaire .pdf 198879 Download file
D202F05 LPGS-2 CAO Questionnaire .pdf 183088 Download file
D202F06 LPGS-3 Mayor Questionnaire .pdf 200382 Download file
D202F07 LPGS-3 Deputy Mayor Questionnaire .pdf 194368 Download file
D202F08 LPGS-3 CAO Questionnaire .pdf 226856 Download file
D202F09 LPGS-4 .pdf 210066 Download file
D202F10 LPGS-1 Mayor Data .dta 524960 Download file
D202F11 LPGS-1 Deputy Mayor Data .dta 546410 Download file
D202F12 LPGS-1 CAO Data .dta 553010 Download file
D202F13 LPGS-2 Mayor Data .dta 807855 Download file
D202F14 LPGS-2 Deputy Mayor Data .dta 940791 Download file
D202F15 LPGS-2 CAO Data .dta 627952 Download file
D202F16 LPGS-3 Mayor Data .dta 746123 Download file
D202F17 LPGS-3 Deputy Mayor Data .dta 697782 Download file
D202F18 LPGS-3 CAO Data .dta 737243 Download file
D202F19 LPGS-4 Data .dta 2108556 Download file
D202F20.1 Do-file to merge panel data rounds 1 - 4 .txt 819 Download file
D202F21 Metadata (DDI 3.2) .xml 6469894 Download file