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Comparative Study of Intergovernmental Organizations, l970-1971 (ICPSR 7385)

Principal Investigator(s): Lopez, George A.; Stern, Jean M.


This study includes data on the identity, environmental attributes, and substantive concerns of 240 intergovernmental organizations active in 1970-1971. Variables provide information on the year these organizations were founded, their relations with other intergovernmental and non-governmental international organizations, the number of their state and non-state members, and the geographic region to which the members belonged. Data were also collected regarding the specific issues that the organizations dealt with.

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Study Description


Lopez, George A., and Jean M. Stern. COMPARATIVE STUDY OF INTERGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS, 1970-1971. Compiled by George A. Lopez and Jean M. Stern, Syracuse University, International Relations Program. ICPSR ed. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [producer and distributor], 1976. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07385.v1

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07385.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    economic development, foreign aid, intergovernmental oranizations, international agreements, international assistance, international cooperation, international organizations, international relations, membership, nongovernmental organizations, organizational behavior, organizational culture, organizational structure, political issues, social issues

Geographic Coverage:    Global

Time Period:   

  • 1970--1971

Date of Collection:   

  • 1974

Universe:    Intergovernmental organizations listed in the YEARBOOK OF INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS, 1970-1971.

Data Type(s):    census/enumeration data

Data Collection Notes:

The codebook is provided by ICPSR as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. The PDF file format was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated and can be accessed using PDF reader software, such as Adobe Acrobat Reader. Information on how to obtain a copy of the Acrobat Reader is provided on the ICPSR Web site.


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Extent of Processing:   ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:

  • Standardized missing values.
  • Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.


Original ICPSR Release:   1984-05-03



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