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U.S. National Security Commissions, 1981-2009 (ICPSR 34794) RSS

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Summary:

This dataset presents information related to United States blue-ribbon commissions that examined national security issues between January 1981 and January 2009. The purpose of the dataset is to enable analysis of the influence of blue-ribbon commissions and of the conditions and characteristics that affect the influence of these commissions.

Findings based on the dataset will be published in Jordan Tama, "Crises, Commissions, and Reform: The Impact of Blue-Ribbon Panels," Political Research Quarterly.

Findings based on an earlier version of the dataset were published in Jordan Tama, Terrorism and National Security Reform: How Commissions Can Drive Change During Crises (Cambridge University Press, 2011).

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  • These data are flagged as replication datasets and are distributed exactly as they arrived from the data depositor. ICPSR has not checked or processed this material. Users should consult the investigator(s) if further information is desired.

  • These data are freely available.

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Tama, Jordan. U.S. National Security Commissions, 1981-2009. ICPSR34794-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2013-07-19. doi:10.3886/ICPSR34794.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   national security, presidency, reform, United States Congress

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Time Period:  

  • 2006--2012

Date of Collection:  

  • 1981--2009

Unit of Observation:   commission

Universe:   Commissions

Data Collection Notes:

The zipped package contains Microsoft Excel and Word files, which provide data, tables, and figures used in the publication.

These data are part of ICPSR's Publication-Related Archive and are distributed exactly as they arrived from the data depositor. ICPSR has not checked or processed this material. Users should consult the investigator(s) if further information is desired.

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Response Rates:   79 percent

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