Soviet Defense Spending Data


List of variables:

Year=Year of observation (1960-1984)
SDH=CIA high estimate of Soviet defense expenditures
SDL=CIA low estimate of Soviet defense expenditures
USD=real U.S. defense expenditures (billions of 1980 dollars)
SGNP=real Soviet GNP (billions of 1970 rubles)
SW=number of Soviet nuclear warheads
USW=number of U.S. nuclear warheads

Source: Brada, Josef C. and Ronald L. Graves (1988). "The Slowdown in Soviet Defense Expenditures." Southern Economic Journal. vol. 54, no. 4. April. pp. 969-984.

John Kane - kane@oswego.edu
Department of Economics, SUNY-Oswego, Oswego, NY 13126