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Argentina Domestic Violence and Economic Data, 1955-1972 (ICPSR 5213)

Principal Investigator(s): O'Donnell, Guillermo


This study contains two data files providing measures of protest violence and economic indicators for Argentina in the period 1955-1972. Part 1, Monthly Protest Data, contains variables on the number of strikes in different parts of Argentina and in the country as a whole, type of strike, strike participants such as unions, workers' organizations, the middle class, and national union organizations, demonstrations by students, Peronists, the Radical party, leftists, centrists, rightists, blue and white collar workers, and other actors, guerilla actions by the People's Revolutionary Army, the Peronista organizations, and other organizations, and the duration, nature of violence, and total dead or seriously wounded in the protest events. Part 2, Economic Data, consists of economic indicators, such as government revenues and expenditures, wages and salaries, cost of wholesale Argentine products and imported products, inflation rates, exchange rates, balance of payments, and cost of living.

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DS0:  Study-Level Files
DS1:  Monthly Protest Data - Download All Files (2.333 MB)
DS2:  Economic Data - Download All Files (2.145 MB)

Study Description


O'Donnell, Guillermo. Argentina Domestic Violence and Economic Data, 1955-1972. ICPSR05213-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2000. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR05213.v1

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR05213.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    aggression, civil disorders, economic indicators, fatalities, injuries, internal political conflict, labor strikes, national economy, political affiliation, political parties, political strikes, protest demonstrations, social protest, student protests

Geographic Coverage:    Argentina, South America, Global

Time Period:   

  • 1955--1972

Universe:    Violent protest events and economic indicators in Argentina in the period 1955-1972.

Data Type(s):    event/transaction data



Original ICPSR Release:   1984-05-03

Version History:

  • 2006-01-18 File CB5213.ALL.PDF was removed from any previous datasets and flagged as a study-level file, so that it will accompany all downloads.

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