The German agenda-setting project is developing several data sets on issue attention and policy making in Germany. The project can be found at: and is located at the Department of Political Science and Public Administration University of Konstanz .

The following data are coded (1978-2008):
Phase I:

  • Adopted laws
  • Most important problem surveys
  • Executive speeches (Regierungserklaerungen)

Phase II:

  • Bill proposals
  • Parliamentary questions (“Anfrage”)
  • Lobby groups (“Registrierte Verbände”)

All data are classified by policy topic and will become available at German Policy Agendas. For further information and data inquiries please contact Christian Breunig.