Monday, May 30, 2011

Human Rights Measurement Conference, June 6-7

The "International Network on Quantitative Methods for Human Rights & Development" will be holding its 2nd Annual Meeting at The New School in NYC on June 6th and 7th, 2011. [View Program Here]  Among the presenters are CIRI Co-Director David L. Richards and former CIRI Research Assistant Jill Haglund.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

CIRI Publication: Human Rights Quarterly

Cingranelli, David L. and David L. Richards. 2010. "The Cingranelli and Richards (CIRI) Human Rights Data Project." Human Rights Quarterly 32.2: 401-424. [LINK]

CIRI-Based Publications

We will be using the CIRI Blog to announce publications / reports that make use of the CIRI data. If you have used the CIRI data in a publication or report, please drop us a line at and we will post it on our blog!

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Quotation-Mark Error Fixed

Due to a quirk in the assembly of Excel files, the names of some countries in the dataset were coming up with quotation marks around them, complicating sorts of the data. This error has now been fixed, and all quotation marks are gone from country names.