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Title: The 'Most Important Problem' Dataset (MIPD): A New Dataset on American Issue Importance, Release 1.0 REPLICATION [USMISC2015-MIPD]
Survey Sponsor: See survey notes for full citation
Survey Firm: Not applicable
Study Date: 1939-2015
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Survey Notes: The Most Important Problem Dataset is an aggregated dataset based on over 600 Roper Center datasets. It contains more than 832,000 Americans' responses to the "most important problem" question from 1939-2015. This dataset was produced by researchers Colton Heffington, Brandon Beomseob Park and Laron K. Williams. *This is a replication dataset and has been made available in the form it was submitted by the researchers. This dataset has not been curated by the Roper Center in any way.* PLEASE CITE AS: Colton Heffington, Brandon Beomseob Park and Laron K. Williams (forthcoming). "The 'Most Important Problem' Dataset (MIPD): A New Dataset on American Issue Importance", Conflict Management and Peace Science. [dataset]. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, RoperExpress [distributor].
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Most Important Problem (MIPD) Individual: This dataset contains individual-level responses (from over 670 surveys totaling almost a million respondents) to the MIP question, in addition to demographics, partisan preferences (including vote intention, previous vote, ideology and party identification), approval (general approval and approval of specific policies), economic evaluations (both retrospective and prospective, personal and national), and party competency (best party More...
Citation:

See survey notes for full citation. The 'Most Important Problem' Dataset (MIPD): A New Dataset on American Issue Importance, Release 1.0 REPLICATION, Jan, 1939 [dataset]. USMISC2015-MIPD, Version 2. Not applicable [producer]. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, RoperExpress [distributor], accessed Sep-25-2017.

 

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