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LaverGarryAJPS.ykd Laver and Garry's dictionary, from 'Estimating policy positions from political texts', American Journal of Political Science 44 pp.619-634.
Note This dictionary supercedes previous dictionaries mounted here.
The Linguistic Inquiry and Word Count dictionary is available, for research purposes only, directly from: James Pennebaker. See also the LIWC homepage
RID-en.ykd Colin Martindale's Regressive Imagery Dictionary (English). All versions of the RID on these pages are translations of the Wordstat files at Provalis Research.
RID-fr.ykd Regressive Imagery Dictionary (French) translated by Robert Hogenraad
RID-pt.ykd Regressive Imagery Dictionary (Portugese) translated by Tito Cardoso e Cunha, Brigitte Detry, and Robert Hogenraad.
RID-sw.ykd Regressive Imagery Dictionary (Swedish) translated by Torsten Norlander, Moira Linnarud, Marika Kjellén-Simes, and Robert Hogenraad.
RID-de.ykd Regressive Imagery Dictionary (German) translated by Renate Delphendahl.
nd_finance.ykd A collection of word lists from Bill McDonald for processing financial reports.


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