Asian State National Attributes, 1956-1968 (ICPSR 5018)
Principal Investigator(s): Mogdis, Franz; Tidwell, Karen
This data collection provides information on the national attributes of 17 Asian nations in the period 1956-1968. Data are provided for economic, political, and physical attributes of the various nations. Information is provided on the gross national product (GNP), cost of living index, index of agricultural production, military expenditures, population size, size and orientation of the Communist Party, size of the armed forces, political strikes, riots, anti-government demonstrations, organized armed attacks, armed attacks with external involvement, on-going insurgency supported by the Soviet Union, assassination of officials, political turmoil and strikes, riots, irregular power transfers, government censorship, economic aid from intergovernmental organizations, and United Nations vote on acceptance of Communist China.
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Mogdis, Franz, and Karen Tidwell. Asian State National Attributes, 1956-1968. ICPSR05018-v2. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2009-11-06. doi:10.3886/ICPSR05018.v2
Persistent URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR05018.v2
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: agricultural production, assassinations, censorship, Communist Party, cost of living, coup d'etat, economic conditions, economic indicators, foreign aid, Gross National Product, labor strikes, military expenditures, political systems, population estimates, protest demonstrations, riots, United Nations
Geographic Coverage: Afghanistan, Asia, Australia, Burma, Cambodia, China (Peoples Republic), France, Global, Great Britain, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, South Korea, Soviet Union, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, United States, Vietnam (Socialist Republic)
Universe: A total of of 17 Asian nations in the period 1956-1968.
Data Types: aggregate data
Data Collection Notes:
See also the related data collections, CHARACTERISTICS OF ASIAN STATES, 1956-1968 (ICPSR 5017), SHARED CHARACTERISTICS OF ASIAN DYADS, 1969 (ICPSR 5034), REGIONAL INTERACTIONS IN ASIA, 1956-1968 (ICPSR 5405), and ASIA AND MAJOR POWERS DYADIC INTERACTIONS (ICPSR 5406).
United Nations statistical and demographic yearbooks, communist party organizations annual publications, newspapers, periodicals, and books
Extent of Processing: ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:
- Created variable labels and/or value labels.
Original ICPSR Release: 1984-05-10
- 2009-11-06 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setups have been added to this data collection.
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