Annual Data on Nine Economic and Military Characteristics of 78 Nations (SIRE NATDAT), 1948-1983 (ICPSR 09273)

Published: Feb 17, 1992

Principal Investigator(s):
Jan Faber

Version V1

This data collection contains annual figures on several macroeconomic and military indicators for 78 countries independent since 1948. For each year from 1948 through 1983 data were obtained for each country on these key characteristics: total exports, total imports, government revenues, government expenditures, capital formation, defense expenditures, gross national product, population, and total military personnel. These variables permit an analysis of the relations among European nations as well as relations between European nations and other nations of the world. The United States Consumer Price Index (in 1975 U.S. dollars) and the exchange rate (value of one U.S. dollar in the national currency at current prices) are supplied as well.

Faber, Jan. Annual Data on Nine Economic and Military Characteristics of 78 Nations (SIRE NATDAT), 1948-1983. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1992-02-17.

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Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (H43-141)

1948 -- 1983

1987-09 -- 1988-02

Produced by the Europa Institute, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 1989.

Seventy-five nations that have been independent since 1948. Additionally, Indonesia, Japan, and South Korea are included (they became independent in 1949).

INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL STATISTICS (IFS) database of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), YEARBOOK OF NATIONAL ACCOUNT STATISTICS and STATISTICAL YEARBOOK published by the United Nations Organization (UNO), STATESMAN'S YEARBOOK, EUROPEAN HISTORICAL STATISTICS 1750-1975 of the State Statistical Bureau of the PRC (1982,1984), LANDERBERICHT (series) of the West German Federal Statistical Bureau, SIPRI YEARBOOK of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, MILITARY BALANCE of the International Institute of Strategic Studies (IISS), and WORLD EXPORT DATA (WED), 1948-1983 (ICPSR 9116).

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