These are the various data sets and documentation files for published research papers I have been involved in. Clicking on the appropriate link will download a zipped (compressed) file that contains the appropriate data set(s) and documentation, or will transfer you to another page where appropriate files are available. The downloaded file must be unzipped with a program such as PKZip. Please contact me in case of any problems downloading the files.

  • "Governments, Civilians, and the Evolution of Insurgency: Modeling the Early Dynamics of Insurgencies." Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation. Download (70K) .

  • "Revisiting Predictions of War Duration." Download (26K).

  • Bennett and Stam, "Predicting the Length of the 2003 U.S.-Iraq War, " Foreign Policy Analysis, April 2006. Download (200 KB)

  • "Towards a Continuous Specification of the Democracy-Autocracy Connection," International Studies Quarterly, June 2006. Download (40 MB)

  • Bennett and Stam, The Behavioral Origins of War, University of Michigan Press, 2004. Note: a full archive including the version of EUGene used for data generate are available from ICPSR as ICPSR Study # 1290. Download (64 MB)
  • Bennett and Rupert, "Comparing Measures of Political Similarity in the Study of International Conflict," Journal of Conflict Resolution, June 2003. Download (26 MB)
  • Bennett and Stam, "Research Design and Estimator Choices in the Analysis of Interstate Dyads: When Decisions Matter." Journal of Conflict Resolution October 2000. Download (35 MB)
  • Bennett and Stam, "A Universal Test of an Expected Utility Theory of War." International Studies Quarterly September 2000. Download (18 MB)
  • Bennett and Stam, "A Cross-Validation of Bueno de Mesquita and Lalman's International Interaction Game," British Journal of Political Science, October 2000. Download (2.7MB)
  • Bennett and Nordstrom "Foreign Policy Substitutability and Internal Economic Problems in Enduring Rivalries." Journal of Conflict Resolution, February 2000. Download (101 K)
  • Bennett and Stam "The Declining Advantages of Democracy: A Combined Model of War Outcomes and Duration." Journal of Conflict Resolution, June 1998. Download (11 K)
  • "Testing Alternative Models of Alliance Duration, 1816-1984" American Journal of Political Science, July 1997. Download (63 K)
  • Bennett and Stam "The Duration of Interstate Wars, 1816-1985," American Political Science Review, June 1996. Download (29 K)
  • Link to Robert Axelrod's Complexity of Cooperation page. Materials listed under chapters 4 and 5 contain programs and documentation for landscape theory as presented in Axelrod and Bennett "A Landscape Theory of Aggregation," British Journal of Political Science 1993, and in Axelrod, Mitchell, Thomas, Bennett, and Bruderer "Coalition Formation in Standard-Setting Alliances," Management Science 1995.
  • Huth, Gelpi, and Bennett "The Escalation of Great Power Militarized Disputes," American Political Science Review 1993, and Huth, Bennett, and Gelpi "System Uncertainty, Risk Propensity, and International Conflict Among the Great Powers," Journal of Conflict Resolution, September 1992. Download (652 K)

Rivalries

  • "Integrating and Testing Models of Rivalry Termination," American Journal of Political Science, 1998. Download (26 K)
  • Document discussing rivalry coding, in particular termination dates as I measure them, as used in my articles on rivalry termination. This includes discussion of the 34 rivalries used in Bennett (1996) "Security, Bargaining, and the End of Interstate Rivalry," the 45 rivalries used in Bennett (1997) "Measuring Rivalry Termination, 1816-1992," and the most up-to-date set of 63 rivalries generated solely from v2.1 MID data and used in Bennett (1998) "Integrating and Testing Models of Rivalry Termination." Download (107 K)
  • "Democracy, Regime Change, and Rivalry Termination," International Interactions, 1997. Download (19 K)
  • "Measuring Rivalry Termination, 1816-1992," Journal of Conflict Resolution April 1997. Download (160 K)
  • Data and documentation for "Security, Bargaining, and the End of Interstate Rivalry," International Studies Quarterly, July 1996. Download (84 K)