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Principal Investigator(s): Goldstein, Joshua S., American University; Pevehouse, Jon C., Ohio State University
This data collection contains event data for all regional conflicts that continued or began in the post-Cold War era, where outside involvement by a major power was present. The project traces dyadic interactions in the former Yugoslavia, Bosnia, Kosovo, the Levant, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Palestine, the United States, Russia, the former Soviet Union, the Persian Gulf, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Yemen, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Somalia, India, Pakistan, Haiti, China, Taiwan, and Cuba. The data files were created using the Kansas Events Data System (KEDS), through which the subject, verb, and object from the first sentences of Reuters wire service stories were given nominal codes. Each data file contains four variables: event date, the source of the action, the target of the action, and the World Events Interaction Survey (WEIS) event code.
These data are available only to users at ICPSR member institutions. Because you are not logged in, we cannot verify that you will be able to download the data.
Goldstein, Joshua S., and Jon C. Pevehouse. International Cooperation and Regional Conflicts in the Post-Cold War World, 1987-1999. ICPSR02761-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2004. doi:10.3886/ICPSR02761.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02761.v1
This study was funded by:
- National Science Foundation (SBR-9617157)
Scope of Study
Geographic Coverage: Albania, Bosnia-Hercegovina, Bulgaria, China (Peoples Republic), Croatia, Cuba, Egypt, Global, Greece, Haiti, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Lebanon, Macedonia, Middle East, North Korea, Pakistan, Palestine, Persian Gulf States, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia and Montenegro, Slovenia, Somalia, South Korea, Soviet Union, Syria, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United States, Yemen
Date of Collection:
Unit of Observation: dyadic relationships between states
Universe: All regional conflicts, involving an external major power, that continued or began in the post-Cold War period.
Data Types: event/transaction data
Data Collection Notes:
These data are available only as tab-delimited files and must be read into a statistical program for analysis.
This collection has not been processed by ICPSR staff. ICPSR is distributing the data and documentation for this collection in essentially the same form in which they were received. When appropriate, documentation has been converted to Portable Document Format (PDF), data files have been converted to non-platform-specific formats, and variables have been recoded to ensure respondents' anonymity.
Sample: All cases were included where significant machine-readable material was available for coding from Reuters News Service.
Reuters World Report
Original ICPSR Release: 2004-11-05
- 2006-01-18 File CB2761.ALL.PDF was removed from any previous datasets and flagged as a study-level file, so that it will accompany all downloads.
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