Researcher: Håvard Strand
This web page offers three datasets on intrastate conflict: A country-year file and a calendar-time file prepared for onset analysis and a calendar-time file suitable for duration analysis. All datasets rely on new and more precise data on the timing of events. Besides, the country-year dataset includes eight alternative operationalizations of onset of intrastate conflict. Note that these datasets are derived from version 3-2005 of the Uppsala/PRIO database and cover the 1946-2004 period.
The causes of armed conflict is most common focus among conflict researchers, and the Armed Conflict Dataset has repeatedly been used to analyze this problem. Previous versions have not contained an authoritative definition of what an onset is, and...