Armed Conflict 1946-2001: A New Dataset

@article{Gleditsch2002ArmedC1,
  title={Armed Conflict 1946-2001: A New Dataset},
  author={Nils Petter Gleditsch and Peter Wallensteen and Mikael Eriksson and Margareta Sollenberg and H̊avard Strand},
  journal={Journal of Peace Research},
  year={2002},
  volume={39},
  pages={615 - 637}
}
In the period 1946-2001, there were 225 armed conflicts and 34 of them were active in all of or part of 2001. Armed conflict remains a serious problem in the post-Cold War period. For three decades, the Correlates of War project has served as the main supplier of reliable data used in longitudinal studies of external and internal armed conflict. The COW datasets on war use the relatively high threshold of 1,000 battle-deaths. The Uppsala dataset on armed conflict has a lower threshold, 25… Expand

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