ESOC Iraq Civil War Dataset (Version 3)

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This file provides data on incidents of violence between Coalition and insurgent forces; Coalition-directed and funded reconstruction projects; provincial-level returns from the December 2005 legislative elections; household-level socioeconomic characteristics measured through surveys; district-level population measures for different years in the conflict; oil and gas reserves at the sub-district level; information regarding civilian casualties caused by insurgents and Coalition; and population breakdowns across districts by sect. These data are drawn from government, private, and public sources. The file includes a codebook detailing collection methods, sources, and citation information. Corrections and questions should be directed to Jacob N. Shapiro, ESOC Co-Director.