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Study Report

Study Number: JB-012-001-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1800

Subject Area: Historical and Contemporary Public Policy Indicators

Bibliographic Citation: Diffusion of public policy innovation among the American states.  [machine-readable data file] / Walker, Jack L.  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 0066

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: Hard copy codebook and machine-readable dictionary.

Abstract: Data on eighty-six examples of innovative legislation and public programs enacted during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and the spread of these programs across the forty-eight continental United States are contained in this dataset. The dataset includes information on each state from the date when it first became a territory. There are approximately 450 card-image equivalents.

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