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Description

Death Penalty Data, See Page 142.

Usage

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Format

7 variables for 17 states

Details

The variables included in the dataset are:

  • X State

  • EXECUTIONS Number of capital punishments at state level in 1997

  • INCOME Median per capita income in dollars

  • PERPOVERTY Percent classified as living in poverty

  • PERBLACK Percent of black citizens in population

  • VC100k96 Rate of violent crime per 100,000 residents for 1996

  • SOUTH Is the state in the South?

  • PROPDEGREE Proportion of population with college degree

Source

Norrander, B. (2000). The Multi-Layered Impact of Public Opinion on Capital Punishment Implementation in the American States. Political Research Quarterly 53, 771-793.