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Socio-Economic, Public Policy, and Political Data for the United States, 1890-1960 (ICPSR 15)

Principal Investigator(s): Hofferbert, Richard I.


This study contains data for 48 states at decennial points from 1890 to 1960, including electoral, demographic, economic, public expenditure, and educational information. The majority of the variables in the dataset are derived measures such as percentages, ratios, indices, and ranks of the states along various dimensions presented. The data were collected and prepared by the staff of the Comparative Political Behavior Project of the Cornell University Center for International Studies.

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Study Description


Hofferbert, Richard I. Socio-Economic, Public Policy, and Political Data for the United States, 1890-1960. ICPSR00015-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 197?.

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    economic behavior, education, expenditures, government expenditures, public policy, voting behavior

Geographic Coverage:    United States

Time Period:   

  • 1890--1960



Original ICPSR Release:   1984-05-03

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