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Economic Integration Agreements: Historical database of entry into Economic Integration Agreements, 1960-2000 (ICPSR 29762)

Principal Investigator(s): Baier, Scott L., Clemson University; Bergstrand, Jeffrey H., University of Notre Dame


This database is designed to allow users to quickly sort, file, and use information regarding the economic integration of bilateral country pairings. The primary resource is in the Excel file titled "Final Document June 30, 2009".

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Study Description


Baier, Scott L., and Jeffrey H. Bergstrand. Economic Integration Agreements: Historical database of entry into Economic Integration Agreements, 1960-2000. ICPSR29762-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2011-05-17. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR29762.v1

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR29762.v1

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  • RIS (generic format for RefWorks, EndNote, etc.)
  • EndNote XML (EndNote X4.0.1 or higher)


This study was funded by:

  • National Science Foundation (SES-0351018 (Baier), SES-0351154 (Bergstrand))

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    economic integration, economics, European Union, international economics, international trade

Smallest Geographic Unit:    county

Geographic Coverage:    Europe, Global

Time Period:   

  • 1960--2000

Date of Collection:   

  • 2002--2006

Unit of Observation:    bilateral country pair

Universe:    All bilateral economic integration agreements (EIA) from 1960-2000.

Data Type(s):    observational data

Data Collection Notes:

A text file will accompany the released data to provide an overview of the information sources in the document and ways to maximize its functionality.


Mode of Data Collection:    record abstracts


Original ICPSR Release:   2011-05-17


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