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Brazilian Elites, 1960 (ICPSR 46)

Principal Investigator(s): McDonough, Peter J.


This data collection contains biographical information for approximately 1,000 prominent Brazilians in the early 1960s. Demographic variables provide information on age, sex, marital status, city and state of birth and residence, number of children, education, and profession. Additional variables provide information on the size of the city of birth and residence, the number of different occupations or professions, and foreign contacts, including evidence of foreign travels.

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Study Description


McDonough, Peter J. BRAZILIAN ELITES, 1960. ICPSR version. Ann Arbor, MI: Peter J. McDonough, University of Michigan [producer], 197?. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1998. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR00046.v1

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR00046.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    biographical data, demographic characteristics, influence, leadership, national elites, occupations

Geographic Coverage:    Brazil, South America, Global

Data Type(s):    biographical data

Data Collection Notes:

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Sample:    Approximately 1,000 Brazilians in the early 1960s.

Data Source:

Brazilian biographical directories


Original ICPSR Release:   1984-05-03



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