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Economics is a social science concerned with the factors that determine the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services.

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Historical Sectoral Data

Is there anyone who has converted data provided by Mitchell (2013) book International Historial Statistics into an accessible format like .csv or .dta? The book contains data from the 19th century ...
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Estimating current job openings by income level

Are there any open data sources estimating the number of current job openings by income level? I've attempted to go through a variety of government and Federal Reserve sites to put together some ...
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Global inflation-linked private debt data

There are many available studies on total global debt figures; both private and public amounts. Specifying the question to inflation-linked (in some contexts referred to as inflation-indexed) debt ...
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Seeking R Package for GINI Coefficient Calculation with Zero and Negative Values

I'm working on calculating the GINI coefficient in R to analyze various aspects of wealth inequality. Specifically, I am interested in decomposing GINI by different subgroups. However, my data ...
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the availability of data on quarterly and monthly world economic growth, specifically the GDP growth rate

I would greatly appreciate if you could help me to obtain access to reliable and up-to-date data on world economic growth or the GDP growth rates at both the quarterly and monthly levels. This is just ...
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Households' wealth deciles by country

I'm looking for data (either directly the deciles, or data allowing me to compute the deciles) on households' wealth by country on the recent years. Much of the data that I have found only include the ...
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Where can I get projections of the population by income level and age (such as population by income percentile) in a US county through 2040?

For example, a long-term projection of the population in Fulton County, GA (not this one specifically, just a random county I picked) with the number of people age 65+ earning more than $100,000, the ...
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Asking for some sources of country-level data regarding technology literacy, cashless level, financial moneytary policy, and financial stability

I am looking for the sources for these variables (country-level), as many countries as possible about: the technology literacy levels, cashless level, financial monetary policy, and financial ...
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Does anyone have the monthly data export and import of Russia?

I am looking for data regarding the export and import of Russia during the recent 3 months monthly. I am wondering if anyone can give me a hint
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Looking for datasets about poverty and its effects (eg education, health)

I want to analyse the impacts of poverty (absolute poverty) on areas such as education and health. Some of the variables I would like to analyse are: years of schooling, rates of diseases, ...
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How do I programmatically and reliably determine how much a sum of money was in some other currency at a given date without paying money?

I've long searched for this, but only find entities that want me to pay them money. I don't have money. I can't pay money. This is for my personal, non-commercial use. I can't afford to pay for every ...
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Where can I find the list of price elasticities of demand for various industrial products, such as electricity?

I am writing an economic piece and I would like to find estimated that are not older than 10 years at least.
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Data on Consumer Price Index (inflation rate) by state (USA)

I'm looking for a dataset that would contain historical CPI/inflation for each state of the US. It seems that bls.gov should have this data, but it's either regional (South/North) or area (city/town) ...
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Statistically who gets higher **average** income, an employed engineer or an IT startup founder?

Starting your own startup is a great idea, you may become as rich as Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, Bill Gates or Mark Zuckerberg. Wait... or may not. It of course depends on your skills and perspiration they ...
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Open access finance data set

I am looking for a finance data set. Particularly, I am interested in EuroStoxx50 or indices like S&P 500, and DAX data sets.
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Data on which topics angel investors have been interested through the years?

I'm interested in knowing which topics angel investors have...well...invested in during the last years. Preferably in Europe. This is because I want to prove that the "going green" movement ...
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Where can I find income distribution data?

For any/many countries I'd like to find data on income distribution: for every amount of money, how many people earn that much income. Alternatively, data representing wealth or other similar values ...
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Looking for average economic impact of all Farmlands per acre in Florida or U.S

I am researching on road alignment optimization. The research goal is to find least cost road alignment between two given points, considering highway codes. One of major factors which I want to ...
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Current Population Survey (CPS) before 1962

I am trying to find monthly CPS data for years before 1962, which is the first year available through IPUMS. I checked on the NBER website but they only provide data from 1976 on. CPS should have been ...
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Land cost data of the region Caucasus

I am using the R package 'prioritzr' to identify new possible conservation areas in the lesser caucasus for different species. One main data input to solve the problem is the average land cost per ...
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Where can I find economic multilateral treaty data?

I am doing a project on multilateral treaties and am having trouble finding a data set on multilateral economic treaties. I am looking for data with signature and/or ratification dates. Does anyone ...
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How to Retrieve Minimum Wage Data

I am trying to find minimum wage data in the API as it is shown on this page: https://www.dol.gov/whd/minwage/america.htm#stateDetails. I know that there is the https://data.dol.gov/get/...
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UN Global Comtrade Database

UN Comtrade database, the major source of bilateral trade data online, has a free query tool: http://comtrade.un.org/data/ However, the API limits the number of requests per hour and the size of ...
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Table of imports and exports by value from country to country

I am looking for a list that lists for each world country, the total amount of imports and exports to and from that country, in some currency, as well as a table that has in its x,y position the entry ...
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Where can I find publicly available economic data (American) on consumption, business spending, etc. for 1900-1950, by county/region?

I'm not very familiar with data sources in the United States, but is it possible to find "standard" economic data, like household expenditures, average/median household income, average/median business ...
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Gender pay gap dataset

I'm looking for detailed data from which I can explore the gender pay gap, I'm not looking for any country in particular, but the more the better. The important point for this is how detailed the ...
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Area income data for percentiles other than the median?

I'm looking for data similar to the Area Median Income, except that provides information about other percentiles. For instance, what are the 10th or 90th percentiles of income in my county? I saw ...
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Where do I get data on how many people move from country to country globally in a year?

I'm calculating total addressable market for a business that has to do with immigration. I need to know how many people physically relocate to another country with intention to settle there ...
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Where can I find a data set on the federal student loan debt since at least 1965?

As the title says, I'm not sure where I can find the data set I'm looking for. I'm trying to explore the relationships between inflation rate, total student enrollment, and total amount of student ...
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Which currencies are used in IMF's / Worldbank's PA.NUS.FCRF forex data?

I need annual, historic exchange rates of currencies worldwide. The PA.NUS.FCRF seems to be a great data set for that: it's open, spans almost all countries worldwide, and for many countries it dates ...
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U.S. personal debt ratio distribution?

Where can I find the distribution (histogram) of personal debt ratios in the United States?
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News Article Data

I'm looking to find historical news articles (Politics/ Economics especially, eg. CNN, Bloomberg) from the past several years. The articles would need to have time stamps and be downloadable as an ...
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Micro-finance data set

I am looking for the data sets on micro-finance institutions per country. I have tried to find it in the World Banks data base but I couldn't find anything.
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Accessing historical data from the U.S. Census of Manufacturers

I am looking for historical data from the U.S. Census of Manufacturers for the period from 1945 to today, and ideally even for the period before 1945. On this website, I found out that such data does ...
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Oral contraceptive sales in the USA, especially Washington DC and Maryland

I have an emergency department hospital admission data-set for deep vein thrombosis (DVT). Oral contraceptive use is a risk factor for DVT. I would like to correlate oral contraceptive sales with ...
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US state-level: Mean and median per capita income for 1950 to today

I am looking for mean and median per capita income data for each US-American state and for each decadal year from 1950 to 2010. Ideally, I would like to see the data combined in one data set (in total ...
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Data on US-production in each industry as defined per NAICS

I am looking for data on economic production (as in GDP) split by industries. So, for example, how much value did the car-manufacturing industry produce in 2016? And this for all industries. ...
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US county-level temporal economic data

For a research project I'm very interested in economic data such as unemployment rate on a monthly basis for individual counties in the US. Is this available somewhere? I know that the information I'...
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Fracking Cost per Barrel of Oil

I am looking for a historic and on-going source for fracking cost per barrel of oil. Ideally for the USA with regional and/or State values. However, larger sources are welcome. Any ideas?
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Historic Thompson-Reuters CRB Data?

Anyone know of a 20-30 year history of the Thompson-Reuters commodity index (example)? I looked through Quandl, but I didn't find the commodity index that is tied to this one - I found quite a few ...
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In the famous LaLonde dataset what treatment does "treat" represent?

lalonde is an oft-used data frequently used for in statistical software packages. This data was drawn from the PSID and National Supported Work Demonstration. Subsamples of the dataset are included ...
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Where can I find the data for secular bull and bear markets?

I'm interested in doing some analysis on the Secular Bull and Bear Markets graph as found on this page. Ideally I would like daily data, but end of year data would be fine. The article also mentions "...
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Data used in Reinhart & Rogoff's "Growth in a Time of Debt"

Is the data used in the infamous "Growth in a Time of Debt" paper available somewhere? (Either the uncorrected or the corrected version.) More info about the paper: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...
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Are there any Open datasets for Human Resources?

Are there any Open datasets/Taxonomies/… for Human Resources ? They would probably have to be anonymized. On any of the following topics Assessments/Background Checks Benefits Enrollment Recruiting ...
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Bids on apartments

In some countries, such as the USA, apartments are usually sold through real-estate agents: the buyers send bids to the agent, the agent forwards the bids to the seller, and the seller selects the ...
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Data request: how long do consumers wait for certain discounts, savings, and bargains?

I'd like to know where I can find data regarding consumers' willingness to wait for discounts, bargains, savings, and so forth. Units can be in time, or in time per discount percent, etc. Related data ...
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Looking for historical daily quotes for USD

I am trying to find USD currency rate to the Germand Mark, "Deutsche Mark" (DM) back till 1959. The "Deutsche Mark is the ancestor of the euro. The data should be daily. OHLC is super, but just Close ...
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Transactions Between Financial Intermediaries

There was one question similar to what I am about to ask, but it is too narrow. Does anyone know of any data that give transactions, financial obligations, financial deals/agreements, or other major ...
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I'm looking for panel data on Merger and Acquisition

I am looking for sources of available datasets on M&A. My preference would be for a clean panel dataset that might have previously been used for the purpose of studying the effect of M&A on ...
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Looking for open dataset containing vacation / annual leave data for counties of the European Union?

I am looking for a preferably open dataset that contains information regarding the dates that that employees took days off their annual leave for the countries of the EU. Is there any similar ...
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