We are making available the entire region/year dataset. This dataset contains all of the variables included in the four published articles. For details on each variable, you can download the Codebook, or refer to the Codebook area of the site. You can also download the El País article database containing the 4,051 raw "contentious event" reports.

You are free to use these data for any academic research purpose you see fit. If you do use the data, please just cite the data as follows:

All three files are available in csv format. Select a dataset and click 'Download' to initiate download:

Region-year data set
El País article database

Gregory Saxton
Research Assistant Professor
Dept. of Communication
University at Buffalo, SUNY

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