The quantity and quality of terrorism: The DTV dataset

  title={The quantity and quality of terrorism: The DTV dataset},
  author={Luis de la Calle and Ignacio S{\'a}nchez-cuenca},
This article presents a dataset of fatalities of domestic terrorism in Western European countries for the period 1965-2005. The Domestic Terrorism Victims (DTV) dataset, unlike others such as TWEED or GTD1, is based on local sources in each country and, consequently, it registers a higher number of killings. Measurement of the quantity of terrorism is therefore more accurate. The unit of observation is the fatality, not the attack, although the data can be transformed in terms of lethal attacks… CONTINUE READING
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