Armed Conflicts Version 4-2008

Main Conflict Table (xls)
Codebook (pdf)
Onset of Civil War (dta)
Readme file for onset data (pdf)
Errata & Version History (pdf)

This page contains the official UCDP/PRIO Armed Conflict Dataset version 4-2008 in spreadsheet (Excel)) format, the accompanying codebook, user-prepared onset files (Excel and Stata), an onset readme file, and a Version History document.

For all comments and suggestions regarding the format and the codebook, please e-mail as well as

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