2019 - Global Populism Database (Guardian version)

Prepared for The New Populism, a projects with The Guardian, this dataset measures the populist discourse of presidents and prime ministers from 40 countries around the globe between 2000 and 2018. Data points consists of a single, average score for each term of executive. Data were produced through holistic grading of political speeches. Compiled from previous datasets and from a new round of coding in fall 2018. Please cite the data as follows: Hawkins, Kirk A., Rosario Aguilar, Erin Jenne, Bojana Kocijan, Cristóbal Rovira Kaltwasser, Bruno Castanho Silva. 2019. Global Populism Database: Populism Dataset for Leaders 1.0. Available for download at


2018 - Populism in Brazil’s 2018 General Elections: An analysis of Bolsonaro's campaign speeches — Speeches and Rubrics

A collection of Bolsonaro's campaign speeches during the Brazilian General Election in 2018 and rubrics.


2018 - Populism of Andrew Jackson

Measures U.S. President Andrew Jackson's level of populist discourse using the holistic coding method to grade a sample of eight speeches given while he was in office from 1829-1837. Includes the scores of three campaign speeches for historical context. The files available for download include a memo summarizing the data, methodology and findings, as well as a zip folder with subfolders for the final rubrics and the original speeches. Data collected by McKinney Voss at Brigham Young University from 2017-2018. These data are embargoed until May 1, 2020. Please do not cite or use without permission of the author.