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World Handbook of Political and Social Indicators II: Raw Data, 1950-1967 (ICPSR 5029)

Principal Investigator(s): Taylor, Charles Lewis; Hudson, Michael C.


This file contains two sets of raw data. One dataset contains information used to construct aggregate measures of fractionalization and concentration, the other contains data used to construct measures of inequality. The fractionalization and concentration data are recorded for each city, political party, etc., for these variables: city populations, ethnic groups, language groups, export commodities, export receiving countries, distribution of votes by political party, and distribution of seats in the lower legislative house. The inequality data are recorded as distributions of farms, acreage, labor forces and gross domestic product. Data were collected by the World Data Analysis Program at Yale University.

Series: World Handbook of Political and Social Indicators Series

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DS1:  Inequality Indices - Download All Files (0.816 MB)
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DS2:  Fractionalization and Concentration - Download All Files (0.57 MB)

Study Description


Taylor, Charles Lewis, and Michael C. Hudson. WORLD HANDBOOK OF POLITICAL AND SOCIAL INDICATORS II: RAW DATA, 1950-1965. Compiled by Charles Lewis Taylor and Michael C. Hudson, Yale University, World Data Analysis Program. 2nd ICPSR ed. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [producer and distributor], 1975. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR05029.v2

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR05029.v2

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Original ICPSR Release:   1984-05-10

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