Speeches and document-level variables from the debate over the Irish budget of 2010.

data_corpus_irishbudget2010

Format

The corpus object for the 2010 budget speeches, with document-level variables for year, debate, serial number, first and last name of the speaker, and the speaker's party.

Source

Dáil Éireann Debate, Budget Statement 2010. 9 December 2009. vol. 697, no. 3.

Details

At the time of the debate, Fianna Fáil (FF) and the Greens formed the government coalition, while Fine Gael (FG), Labour (LAB), and Sinn Féin (SF) were in opposition.

References

Lowe, Will, and Kenneth R Benoit. 2013. "Validating Estimates of Latent Traits From Textual Data Using Human Judgment as a Benchmark." Political Analysis 21(3): 298-313.

Examples

summary(data_corpus_irishbudget2010)
#> Corpus consisting of 14 documents: #> #> Text Types Tokens Sentences year debate number foren #> Lenihan, Brian (FF) 1953 8641 374 2010 BUDGET 01 Brian #> Bruton, Richard (FG) 1040 4446 217 2010 BUDGET 02 Richard #> Burton, Joan (LAB) 1624 6393 307 2010 BUDGET 03 Joan #> Morgan, Arthur (SF) 1595 7107 343 2010 BUDGET 04 Arthur #> Cowen, Brian (FF) 1629 6599 250 2010 BUDGET 05 Brian #> Kenny, Enda (FG) 1148 4232 153 2010 BUDGET 06 Enda #> ODonnell, Kieran (FG) 678 2297 133 2010 BUDGET 07 Kieran #> Gilmore, Eamon (LAB) 1181 4177 201 2010 BUDGET 08 Eamon #> Higgins, Michael (LAB) 488 1286 44 2010 BUDGET 09 Michael #> Quinn, Ruairi (LAB) 439 1284 59 2010 BUDGET 10 Ruairi #> Gormley, John (Green) 401 1030 49 2010 BUDGET 11 John #> Ryan, Eamon (Green) 510 1643 90 2010 BUDGET 12 Eamon #> Cuffe, Ciaran (Green) 442 1240 45 2010 BUDGET 13 Ciaran #> OCaolain, Caoimhghin (SF) 1188 4044 176 2010 BUDGET 14 Caoimhghin #> name party #> Lenihan FF #> Bruton FG #> Burton LAB #> Morgan SF #> Cowen FF #> Kenny FG #> ODonnell FG #> Gilmore LAB #> Higgins LAB #> Quinn LAB #> Gormley Green #> Ryan Green #> Cuffe Green #> OCaolain SF #> #> Source: /Users/kbenoit/Dropbox (Personal)/GitHub/quanteda/* on x86_64 by kbenoit #> Created: Wed Jun 28 22:04:18 2017 #> Notes: