B&S 2003 coup data

Description

Replication data from Belkin and Schofer's 2003 paper on coups.

Usage

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bscoups

Format

A data frame with 5828 observations of 9 variables:

countryid

Gleditsch and Ward country codes.

year

Year

couprisk

Structural coup risk index, see paper for details.

recentcoups

Alternative coup risk measure, running count of coups in past 10 years.

rwar

Country participated in war in past 10 years.

milreg

1=Military regime, 0=other

wealth

log of GDP per capita

instab

Domestic instability and violence.

coup

Indicator for successful coup.

africa

Indicator for countries in Africa.

eurnam

Indicator for countries in Europe and N. America.

samerica

Indicator for countries in South America.

camerica

Indicator for countries in Central America.

regconf

Regional conflict.

Source

Belkin, Aaron and Evan Schofer. 2003. “Toward a structural understanding of coup risk.” Journal of Conflict Resolution Vol. 47 No. 5.

Examples

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