Relaunch of World Economics and Politics (WEP) Dataverse

Wednesday, Sep 4, 2019

The Niehaus Center is happy to announce the relaunch of the World Economics and Politics (WEP) Dataverse, which has been updated to now include bilateral data.The WEP Dataverse offers a rich collection of data amassed from nearly 100 of the most commonly used data sources related to the field of comparative and international political economy.

From one central website at, scholars and students alike can now conveniently create customized datasets from a selection of country-year and dyad-year variables. Users can choose from more than 900 variables and 200 countries. Selected data will automatically be compiled into one downloadable file, eliminating the need to merge data from across various sources.


This project is a joint collaboration between the Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance at Princeton University and the Security and Political Economy Lab at the University of Southern California. For more information, contact