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Cross-National Time Series, 1815-1973 (ICPSR 7412)

Principal Investigator(s): Banks, Arthur S.


This study is a longitudinal national data series for 167 nations. The present dataset represents an expansion both of temporal coverage and of substantive variable categories from the earlier CROSS POLITY TIME SERIES (ICPSR 5002) by the Center for Comparative Political Research, State University of New York (Binghamton). General areas included among the variables now available are demographic, social, political, and economic topics. Cases in the data collection represent nation-year observations.

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Study Description


Banks, Arthur S. Cross-National Time Series, 1815-1973. ICPSR07412-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1976. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07412.v1

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07412.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    economic systems, national identity, nations, political history, political systems, social attitudes

Geographic Coverage:    Global

Time Period:   

  • 1815--1973


Time Method:    Longitudinal


Original ICPSR Release:   1984-07-02

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