Politically Relevant Ethnic Groups across Space and Time: Introducing the GeoEPR Dataset
AbstractThis article introduces GeoEPR, a geocoded version of the Ethnic Power Relations (EPR) dataset that charts politically relevant ethnic groups across space and time. We describe the dataset in detail, discuss its advantages and limitations, and use it in a replication of Cederman, Wimmer and Min's (2010) study on the causes of ethno-nationalist conflict. We show that territorial conflicts are more likely to involve groups that settle far away from the capital city and close to the border, while these spatial variables have no effect for governmental conflicts.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Peace Science Society (International) in its journal Conflict Management & Peace Science.
Volume (Year): 28 (2011)
Issue (Month): 5 (November)
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ethnic conflict; ethnic groups; geographic information systems (GIS); group settlement patterns;
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