war1800

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19th-century international disputes

Dataset of militarized international disputes between 1816 and 1899.

Keywords
data
Usage
data(war1800)
Details

The dataset is taken from the Correlates of War project. The unit of observation is the dyad-year, and the variables are:

ccode1
Initiator's COW country code

ccode2
Respondent's COW country code

year
Year of dispute

cap_1
Initiator's military capabilities (as percent of total system capabilities)

cap_2
Respondent's military capabilities (as percent of total system capabilities)

balanc
Balance of dyadic capabilities possessed by the initiator (i.e., cap_1 / (cap_1 + cap_2))

s_wt_re1
Dyadic S-score (see Signorino and Ritter 1998), weighted by initiator's region

s_wt_re2
Dyadic S-score, weighted by respondent's region

dem1
Initiator's Polity score

dem2
Respondent's Polity score

distance
Distance (in miles) between initiator and respondent

peaceyrs
Years since last dispute in this dyad

midnum
Dispute's number in the MID data set

revis1
Whether the initiator had "revisionist" aims

revis2
Whether the respondent had "revisionist" aims

sq
Indicator for status quo outcome

capit
Indicator for capitulation outcome

war
Indicator for war outcome

esc
Indicator for escalation (i.e., either capitulation or war occurs)

regime1
Initiator's regime type (calculated from dem1)

regime2
Respondent's regime type (calculated from dem2)

References

Daniel M. Jones, Stuart A. Bremer and J. David Singer. 1996. "Militarized Interstate Disputes, 1816-1992: Rationale, Coding Rules, and Empirical Patterns." Conflict Management and Peace Science 15(2): 163--213.

See Also

egame12

Aliases
  • war1800
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