Death Penalty Data, See Page 142.
7 variables for 17 states
The variables included in the dataset are:
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
Norrander, B. (2000). The Multi-Layered Impact of Public Opinion on Capital Punishment Implementation in the American States. Political Research Quarterly 53, 771-793.