mid: Militarized Interstate Disputes

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A small sample from the militarized interstate disputes (MID) database.




A table containing 6 variables ("conflict", "major", "contig", "power", "maxdem", "mindem", and "years") and 3,126 observations. For full variable descriptions, please see King and Zeng, 2001.


Militarized Interstate Disputes database


King, Gary, and Lanche Zeng (2001). “Explaining Rare Events in International Relations,” International Organization, vol. 55, no. 3, pp. 693-715.

Jones, Daniel M., Stuart A. Bremer and David Singer (1996). “Militarized Interstate Disputes, 1816-1992: Rationale, Coding Rules, and Empirical Patterns,” Conflict Management and Peace Science, vol. 15, no. 2, pp. 163-213.

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