Accession Number : ADA195318

Title :   Defense and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa: Database.

Descriptive Note : Interim rept.,

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CA

Personal Author(s) : Murphy, Patrick J.

Report Date : MAR 1988

Pagination or Media Count : 467

Abstract : This note presents the Defense and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa database, a collection of statistics from various sources, chiefly the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. The statistics in the database cover 41 African countries for the years 1970-1985 and fall under ten main headings: debt; price indexes; income; military expenditures; foreign military presence; government expenditures; national accounts; development assistance; social/political indicators; and weather. Keywords: National defense; Developing nations; Military budgets; Economics.

Descriptors :   *DATA BASES, *ECONOMICS, *NATIONAL DEFENSE, *BUDGETS, COLLECTION, COSTS, DEVELOPING NATIONS, INCOME, INDEXES, MILITARY BUDGETS, STATISTICAL DATA, SUBSAHARAN AFRICA, WEATHER, GOVERNMENT(FOREIGN), PRICE INDEX, MILITARY FORCES(FOREIGN), INDICATORS, MILITARY ASSISTANCE, FOREIGN AID.

Subject Categories : Government and Political Science
      Defense Systems

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE