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World Military Expenditures and Arms Transfers, 1968-1977

Version
v0
Resource Type
Dataset : aggregate data
Creator
  • United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
Other Title
  • Archival Version (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • World Military Expenditures and Arms Transfers [Trade] Series
Publication Date
1984-05-03
Language
English
Free Keywords
armaments; armed forces; arms exports; arms imports; arms race; arms trade; arms transfers; defense (military); defense spending; economic indicators; education expenditures; Gross National Product; international trade; military expenditures; military personnel; military strength; nations; population estimates; public health; social indicators; weapons
Description
  • Abstract

    This data collection contains world military expenditures and arms trade data for 140 countries in the period 1968-1977. Data are provided for national military expenditures, including the value of weapons exports and imports in millions of United States dollars, as well as for population characteristics. Various socioeconomic data are presented to provide a comparative background for the series. Data are provided on the gross national product (GNP), military expenditures, central government expenditures, public health expenditures, and public education expenditures. Additional variables provide information on the number of soldiers, teachers, and doctors per 1,000 population, and total imports and exports of other goods and services.
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • 1968 / 1977
    Time period: 1968--1977
Geographic Coverage
  • Afghanistan
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • Angola
  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Belgium
  • Benin
  • Bolivia
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • Bulgaria
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • Cape Verde
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Chile
  • China (Peoples Republic)
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Cuba
  • Cyprus
  • Czechoslovakia
  • Denmark
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Ethiopia
  • Fiji
  • Finland
  • France
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Global
  • Great Britain
  • Greece
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Ivory Coast
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Jordan
  • Kenya
  • Kuwait
  • Laos
  • Lebanon
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Luxembourg
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Mali
  • Malta
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Mexico
  • Mongolia
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • North Korea
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Panama
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Qatar
  • Romania
  • Rwanda
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Senegal
  • Sierra Leone
  • Singapore
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Soviet Union
  • Spain
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Suriname
  • Swaziland
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Syria
  • Taiwan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Togo
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Uganda
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United States
  • Uruguay
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam (Socialist Republic)
  • Yemen
  • Yugoslavia
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
Sampled Universe
A total of 140 countries, nearly all of which were members of the United Nations.
Collection Mode
  • For a complete discussion of sources, definitions, computational procedures, and caveats, consult the related publication cited below.

Availability
Delivery
This version of the study is no longer available on the web. If you need to acquire this version of the data, you have to contact ICPSR User Support (help@icpsr.umich.edu).
Alternative Identifiers
  • 7780 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Relations
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR07780.v1
Publications
  • Leeds, Brett Ashley. Domestic Political Institutions, Credible Commitments, and International Cooperation. American Journal of Political Science.43, (4), 979-1002.1999.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2991814 (URL)
  • Lebovic, James H.. Consider the Course: Organizational Bias in Estimates of Foreign Military Spending. International Studies Quarterly.42, (1), 161-174.1998.
    • ID: 10.1111/0020-8833.00073 (DOI)
  • Kollias, Christos G.. The Greek-Turkish Conflict and Greek Military Expenditure, 1960-1992. Journal of Peace Research.33, (2), 217-228.1996.
    • ID: 10.1177/0022343396033002007 (DOI)
  • Conybeare, John A.C.. The Portfolio Benefits of Free Riding in Military Alliances. International Studies Quarterly.38, (3), 405-419.1994.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2600739 (URL)
  • Oneal, John R., Diehl, Paul F.. The Theory of Collective Action and NATO Defense Burdens: New Empirical Tests. Political Research Quarterly.47, (2), 373-396.1994.
  • Sislin, John. Arms as Influence: The Determinants of Successful Influence. Journal of Conflict Resolution.38, (4), 665-689.1994.
    • ID: 10.1177/0022002794038004004 (DOI)
  • Mohammed, Nadir A.L., Gyimah-Brempong, Kwabena. Defense Spending and Economic Growth in Subsaharan Africa: Comment on Gyimah-Brempong (and Reply and Rejoinder). Journal of Peace Research.30, (1), 95-99.1993.
    • ID: 10.1177/0022343393030001008 (DOI)
  • Apostolakis, Bobby E.. Warfare-Welfare Expenditure Substitutions in Latin America, 1953-1987. Journal of Peace Research.29, (1), 85-98.1992.
    • ID: 10.1177/0022343392029001007 (DOI)
  • Gyimah-Brempong, Kwabena. Do African Governments Favor Defense in Budgeting?. Journal of Peace Research.29, (2), 191-206.1992.
    • ID: 10.1177/0022343392029002006 (DOI)
  • Maniruzzaman, Talukder. Arms Transfers, Military Coups, and Military Rule in Developing States. Journal of Conflict Resolution.36, (4), 733-755.1992.
    • ID: 10.1177/0022002792036004006 (DOI)
  • McFerson, Hazel M.. Democracy and Development in Africa. Journal of Peace Research.29, (3), 241-248.1992.
    • ID: 10.1177/0022343392029003001 (DOI)
  • Scheetz, Thomas. The Evolution of Public Sector Expenditures: Changing Political Priorities in Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, and Peru. Journal of Peace Research.29, (2), 175-190.1992.
    • ID: 10.1177/0022343392029002005 (DOI)
  • Krause, Keith. Military Statecraft: Power and Influence in Soviet and American Arms Transfer Relationships. International Studies Quarterly.35, (3), 313-336.1991.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2600702 (URL)
  • Brzoska, Michael. Rustungsexportpolitik: Lenkung, Kontrolle und Einschrankung Bundesdeutscher Rustungsexporte in die Dritte Welt. Arnoldshainer Schriften zur Interdisziplinaeren Oekonomie, vol. 11.Frankfurt am Main, Germany: Haag & Herchen. 1986.
  • Roeder, Philip G.. The Ties that Bind: Aid, Trade, and Political Compliance in Soviet-Third World Relations. International Studies Quarterly.29, (2), 191-216.1985.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2600506 (URL)
  • Chan, Steve. The Consequences of Expensive Oil on Arms Transfers. Journal of Peace Research.17, (3), 235-246.1980.
    • ID: 10.1177/002234338001700304 (DOI)
  • (author unknown). World Military Expenditures and Arms Transfers: 1968-1977. 100, Washington, DC: United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency. 1979.

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (1984): World Military Expenditures and Arms Transfers, 1968-1977. Archival Version. World Military Expenditures and Arms Transfers [Trade] Series. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07780