Using the interactive features below, you can view individual variables and their attributes. To help you better explore the data, we have designed three ways of browsing the data. First, you can view browse a comprehensive list of all variables in the dataset. You can also explore variables by "type" or by the article in which they were used. The unit of analysis for all variables is the region/year. You have several choices for viewing information on the available variables:

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Gregory Saxton
Assistant Professor
Schulich School of Business
York University

Michelle Benson
Associate Professor
Dept. of Political Science
University at Buffalo, SUNY