Matrix of Policy in the Philippines, 1948-1969 (ICPSR 5901)

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H. A. Averch; J.E. Koehler; F.H. Denton

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This data collection contains information for the following ten major topic areas. PART 1. Survey (Pegasus) File. 182 variables for 1,550 respondents in 1969. Variables cover attitudes toward Philippine government, social, economic, and political conditions, attitudes toward and knowledge of dissidents and exposure to crime and violence. Sample was stratified by language and restricted to those between the ages of 21 and 65. PART 2. General Province Data. This file contains the data used in the factor analyses reported in Chapter II of The Matrix of Policy in the Philippines. Because the data are drawn from so many different sources, the descriptions contain notes on origins. 110 variables for 49 provinces on general socioeconomic, political, cultural, and agricultural variables for various years, 1918-1968 are included. PART 3. Province Election Data. This file contains 157 variables for 49 provinces on voting in elections since 1948 and corresponding population characteristics. Data on elections are from the relevant Commission on Elections (COMELEC) reports, population and agricultural data are from the censuses, income and labor force data are from the Philippine Statistical Survey of Households, municipal expenditures are taken from reports of the Auditor General. PART 4. City Voting Data. This file contains data on voting in 36 Philippine chartered cities. The data sources are the same as those for the Province Election file with the addition of estimates of population by mother tongue calculated from the 0.5 percent sample of the 1960 Census. There are 153 variables on election returns since 1953, some socioeconomic data for 1960 and government revenue, aid, and appropriations for 1961-68. PART 5. Municipio Data. This file contains data used in analysis of Huk control in 57 municipios. The data on 84 variables are drawn from Philippine Constabulary intelligence reports, COMELEC election results, and census data. PART 6. Barrio Data. This file contains data for 24 variables on 302 barrios in central Luzon, including all of the barrios reported by the Philippine Constabulary (PC) as controlled and a random sample of the rest. The data are drawn from PC intelligence reports, censuses, and maps. PART 7. City Socioeconomic Data. This file contains 37 variables relating to 1967-1968 for 51 Philippine chartered cities on socioeconomic indicators and crime statistics. PART 8. Province Crime Data. This file contains 55 variables on crime rates and socioeconomic data for 48 provinces. Manila is omitted. Data are for 1962-67. PART 9. Province Economic Data. This file contains data taken from the economic censuses of 1948 and 1961. In most cases detail is given for provinces, where disclosure considerations prevented such detail, regions are the geographical unit. There are some 37 variables measuring attributes of various industries. PART 10. Province Manufacturing Data. This file contains data by province (49) from various rounds of the survey of manufacturers. In this case, the sample universe is large establishments as defined for survey purposes. There are 11 variables measuring aspects of major businesses in 1956, 1958-60, and 1962.

Averch, H. A., Koehler, J.E., and Denton, F.H. Matrix of Policy in the Philippines, 1948-1969. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2006-01-12.

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2018-02-15 The citation of this study may have changed due to the new version control system that has been implemented. The previous citation was:
  • Averch, H. A., J. E. Koehler, and F. H. Denton. MATRIX OF POLICY IN THE PHILIPPINES, 1948-1969. Manila, Philippines: Asia Research Organization [producer], 1969. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 197?.

2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 11 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.


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