I serve as co-host (with Omar Keshk) to the Correlates of War Trade Data set. The data set covers the period 1870-2009 and includes bilateral and national trade flows. You may download the data from the Correlates of War Website. http://www.correlatesofwar.org/
If you use the data in a paper, please cite the following references and give the version number.
Barbieri, Katherine and Omar Keshk. 2012. Correlates of War Project Trade Data Set Codebook, Version 3.0. Online: http://correlatesofwar.org.
Barbieri, Katherine, Omar M. G. Keshk, and Brian Pollins. 2009. “TRADING DATA: Evaluating our Assumptions and Coding Rules.” Conflict Management and Peace Science. 26(5): 471-491.
Barbieri Trade Data Sets
Citation For papers that utilize any
of the trade data sets below, please cite the following book and see
trade notes in Appendix:
Barbieri, Katherine. 2005. The
Does Trade Promote Peace? Ann
Arbor: University of Michigan Press.
The following Zip file contains trade data files that
Version 1 of Barbieri's International Trade dataset, because the
trade flows contained here are disaggregated into import and export
Files for national and dyadic trade figures are included here.
The following zip file contains national and dyadic
for the period 1870-1992. It also includes a file containing GDP
figures for the
period 1948-1992. These data are reported in current US dollars
For further details about the trade data, see Barbieri (2002) cited
Data from Articles
Barbieri, Katherine and Richard Alan Peters. "Measure
Mis-Measure: A Response to Gartzke & Li" Journal of Peace Research 40(6),
Barbieri, Katherine and Jack Levy. (1999) "Sleeping
The Impact of War on Trade." Journal
of Peace Research, 36(4): 463-479.