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Study Report

Study Number: KD-005-001-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1840

Subject Area: Merged Electoral and Ecological Data

Bibliographic Citation: Time series data for Chicago, 1840-1973.  [machine-readable data file] / Skogan, Wesley G.  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 7389

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: Hard copy codebook.

Abstract: Annual demographic, economic and political data for Chicago from 1840 to 1973 are presented in time-series format in this dataset. Included are election returns, indicators of ethnic and racial composition of the city, and economic variables measuring employment, unemployment, and manufacturing activity. The data were collected by Wesley G. Skogan, Northwestern University. At the present time, documentation for the dataset appears in Chicago Since 1840: A Time-Series Handbook. (Urbana, Illinois: Institute of Government and Public Affairs, University of Illinois, 1976), this publication, free upon request from the Institute of Government and Public Affairs, also contains the entire data series in printed form.

SUBJECT TERMS: cities. economic attitudes and behavior. election returns. local politics. manufacturing and commerce. nations-over-time. unemployment. urban affairs. Illinois-Chicago.

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