Topics Cabinet selection

Constitute topics are built from the variables in the Comparative Constitutions Project’s dataset, which captures the content of world constitutions. The particular variables relevant to this topic are listed below, in the form of survey questions.

More information about the CCP’s research design is available here, including background information on how the team designed the inventory of constitutional topics as well as the full coding survey


Establishes the bodies competent to nominate and approve members of the cabinet. Appointment is usually made by the executive branch, and is in some cases subject to approval by the legislative branch.




government; ministers

Survey Questions

  • Who nominates/appoints the cabinet/ministers?
  • Who approves the cabinet/ministers?