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Database for Institutional Comparisons in Europe (DICE)

The Database for Institutional Comparisons in Europe – DICE – is one of Ifo’s service products and can be accessed free-of-charge online. The database allows users to search for cross-country comparisons of systematic information on institutions, regulatory systems, legal requirements and the mechanisms of their application. Although DICE is not a statistical database, it also contains data on the outputs (economic effects) of institutions and regulations where relevant.

Search DICE

The entire DICE database is searchable. Here you can enter a search term for the whole database. Use the page Search the DICE Database to refine your search and set further filters.

Most recent entries to the DICE Database

  1. DICE Database (2017), Minimum wage indicators, 1960 – 2017 | Details | Download | Visual Story

  2. DICE Database (2017), TIMMS: Trends in mathematics achievement and performance at international benchmarks of mathematics achievement, 1995 ‒ 2015 | Details | Download

  3. DICE Database (2017), TIMMS: Trends in science achievement and performance at international benchmarks of science achievement, 1995 ‒ 2015 | Details | Download

  4. DICE Database (2017), LNG global infrastructure, 2016 | Details | Download

Latest CESifo DICE Report Database Articles

  1. DICE Database (2017), The Effect of Presumed Consent Defaults on Organ Donation (CESifo DICE Report) | Details | Download

  2. DICE Database (2017), The Development of Tax Transparency in OECD Countries (CESifo DICE Report) | Details | Download

  3. DICE Database (2017), Institutional Dimensions of Successful Labor Market Integration of Refugees (CESifo DICE Report) | Details | Download

  4. DICE Database (2016), Measuring Innovation (CESifo DICE Report) | Details | Download

Learn more about DICE

The Database for Institutional Comparisons in Europe – in short “DICE” – provides cross-country information on institutions, regulations and policies. In other words, on “the rules of the game in a given country”. DICE not only compares European countries. It also includes information on other major industrial economies, as well as the BRIC countries. read on


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