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National Material Capabilities Data, 1816-1985 (ICPSR 09903)
Principal Investigator(s): Singer, J. David; Small, Melvin
This collection contains demographic, military, and industrial indicators for each international system member for the years 1816-1985. There are two identification variables and seven substantive variables, which include urban and total populations, military expenditure, military personnel, iron and steel production, and energy consumption. Each system member is also coded as a major or minor power for each year.
Series: Correlates of War Project Series
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Singer, J. David, and Melvin Small. NATIONAL MATERIAL CAPABILITIES DATA, 1816-1985. Ann Arbor, MI: J. David Singer, University of Michigan, and Detroit, MI: Melvin Small, Wayne State University [producers], 1990. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1993. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09903.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09903.v1
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: armed forces, demographic characteristics, international development, industrial indicators, military expenditures, nineteenth century, population characteristics, twentieth century
Geographic Coverage: Global
Date of Collection:
Universe: All countries in the world.
Data Types: aggregate data
Data Collection Notes:
Column 13 of every record in the data file contains the numeral 3. This variable is not described in the codebook.
Original ICPSR Release: 1993-04-09
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