Correlates of War
The Correlates of War project is an academic study of the history of warfare. It was started in 1963 at the University of Michigan by political scientist J. David Singer. Concerned with collecting data about the history of wars and conflict among states, the project has driven forward quantitative research into the causes of warfare. The Correlates of War project seeks to facilitate the collection, dissemination, and use of accurate and reliable quantitative data in international relations. Key principles of the project include a commitment to standard scientific principles of replication, data reliability, documentation, review, and the transparency of data collection procedures.
The project has collected data on many attributes of international politics and national capabilities over time. Available data collected by the Correlates of War project start in 1816. The most widely used databases developed by the project include an identification of independent states since 1816, a list of interstate and civil wars since 1816, a list of "militarized disputes" (militarized crises that end short of war), and national capabilities measured annually for all countries since 1816 (including the size of countries' military, their energy consumption as a proxy for industrialization, population size, urbanized population, and raw material production of iron and steel). Other databases include an identification of all alliances since 1816, territorial relationships and changes over time, and membership in intergovernmental organizations. All Correlates of War databases are available free for public and academic use with proper citation.
In addition to generating these several data sets and constructing quantitative indicators of key variables that might turn out to be correlates of war the project has completed and published an impressive variety of statistical analyses and interesting and promising hypotheses.[citation needed] The data has also been used extensively by researchers examining such relationships and seeking to explain when countries go to war or avoid it, when they trade, when they form alliances (and the effect of such alliance), and so on.
The current director is Zeev Maoz, a political scientist at University of California, Davis.

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Measuring the Correlates of War
Measuring the Correlates of War
Joel David Singer, Paul Francis Diehl, 1990
A collection of articles that details the efforts of the Correlates of War Project in data generation and indicator construction
Resort to War 1816-2007 (Correlates of War Series)
Resort to War 1816-2007 (Correlates of War Series)
2009
Resort to War utilizes Correlates of War data to analyze over 1,000 wars waged from 1816 to 2007. The editors highlight major patterns across eras and regions, including the advent of non-state ethnic wars, identifying which categories of war are becoming more or less prevalent over time, and connections between the different types of war. Based on...
The War Puzzle Revisited (Cambridge Studies in International Relations)
The War Puzzle Revisited (Cambridge Studies in International Relations)
John A. Vasquez, 2009
John A. Vasquez's The War Puzzle provided one of the most important scientific analyses of the causes of war of the last two decades. The War Puzzle Revisited updates and extends his groundbreaking work, reviewing recent research on the onset and expansion of war and the conditions of peace. Vasquez describes systematically those factors assoc...
Military History, Including: Correlates of War, Naval ...
Military History, Including: Correlates of War, Naval ...
Hephaestus Books, 2011
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Exams: Singer: Correlates of War: I
Singer, JD. 1978.
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