The ACD2EPR 2018 dataset links ACD 17.2 conflicts to EPR-Core 2018 groups. For a more detailed description of the dataset, please see Wucherpfennig, Metternich, Cederman and Gleditsch (2012) below.


The ACD2EPR 2018 Docking data is used as a source for the GROWup data project, which offers research-ready country-year and group-year data via the Research Front-End data portal.

You may also download the latest version (2018, released on June 1, 2018) of the ACD2EPR docking dataset directly:


When using this dataset in your research, please include the following reference:

Vogt, Manuel, Nils-Christian Bormann, Seraina Rüegger, Lars-Erik Cederman, Philipp Hunziker, and Luc Girardin. 2015. “Integrating Data on Ethnicity, Geography, and Conflict: The Ethnic Power Relations Data Set Family.” Journal of Conflict Resolution 59(7): 1327–42.

When referring to the original ACD2EPR dataset please cite:

Wucherpfennig, Julian, Nils W. Metternich, Lars-Erik Cederman, and Kristian Skrede Gleditsch. 2012. “Ethnicity, the State, and the Duration of Civil War.” World Politics 64(1): 79–115.

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ACD2EPR 2014
ACD2EPR Docking Version 1.2
The ACD2EPR Docking Version 1.2 dataset links ACD v.4-2010 conflicts to EPR v.2.0 groups.