Provide functions for analyzing elections and political behavior data, including measures of political fragmentation, seat apportionment, and small data visualization graphs.
SciencesPo is a facility package for the political science crowd. It provides a variety of functions for analyzing random and nonrandom data. The package lives on the R Foundation repository (CRAN) and is also hosted on Github. To install it, you can use the following methods.
1 - From the CRAN repository:
2 - You can always download the latest development version using the nifty function from devtools package.
3 - Or download the sources in a zip file and build manually. To do so, please unzip the file to an empty dir and run the following commands there:
R CMD build SciencesPoR CMD INSTALL SciencesPo_*.tar.gz
If you're running R on Windows, you need to install Rtools. Once you have installed
Rtools, issue following command in command prompt:
R CMD build --binary <path to .tar.gz file>R CMD INSTALL <path to .zip file>
For a brief introcution to SciencesPo functionality, run: