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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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Where to get IMDb datasets

IMDb offers a great deal of useful structured information for research. There're multiple ways to get small pieces of its database: Download a subset of data from http://www.imdb.com/interfaces Use ...
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Why are certain major categories missing?

Can't help but notice that areas of study such as economics + finance are missing from the PCIP variables yet they are clearly in the field of study data set. Any reason why? Thanks.
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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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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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Recent Macroeconomics dataset of all countries in the World

I need a dataset that contains recent macroeconomics attributes for countries. I have tried to make my own by joining Wikipedia tables on GDP, GDP per capita, population, poverty, imports, exports, ...
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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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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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Dataset of historical economic forecasts

Where could I get a dataset of economic forecasts made over years? For instance, the history of predictions for GDP, current accounts, and other key national variables by the World Bank and IMF? Or ...
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Where can I find a cost of living index by zip code?

I am particularly interested in housing costs; specifically 1-bedroom apartment rentals. For clarity, I mean a database that's free (as in beer) to query with an arbitrarily large number of zip codes....
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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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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 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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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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Crowdsourced local consumer prices

I cannot find any web resource for crowdsourced consumer prices - e.g. gas/petrol, water, electricity, and food basics like rice. I am aware of consumer indices such as http://www.fao.org/giews/...
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Are there sources for interstate movements of companies?

Is there data on the interstate migration of companies. Including Headquarters moving from one state to another Employment, by job or broad category, increasing or decreasing by company by state?
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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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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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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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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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Global customs and trade import/export data on the shipping container level

I'm looking for global customs/trade data on the shipping container level that looks like the tables here: http://customstoday.com.pk/import-historical-customs-clearance-evidence-data-2014/ Pakistan ...
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Change of real estate ownership

My research involves the following questions: How common is it for a person who owns some real estate (house, farm, etc.) to sell/lose it? Conversely, how common is it for a person who owns no real ...
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Historical Mobile App Rankings/Downloads and Prices

I am a PhD student in Economics who is starting a new research project on the mobile app market. For this project, I would ideally need historical data on the rankings (or downloads), prices, and ...
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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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Looking for data on 3D Printer sales trends worldwide

I'm trying to find data on sales of 3D printers worldwide over the last few years. Can anyone help me? I'm basically looking for the data to include type of printer, years, sales, so that I can ...
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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 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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How to estimate subjective value?

Value is subjective. One person might want a certain house so much that he will pay for it $2 million, while another person won't give even $0.5 million to the same house. The market price of the ...
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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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Looking for open source funding data of South American startups

Looking for open source data sets for funding details of South American startups. Would be more interested in that of the messaging apps startups, but a general dataset of the funding details of all ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Evidence for the economic impact of open data?

Open Data is discussed in many contexts, ranging from transparency, government accountability, and their economical benefits. Are there up-to-date studies and publications analyzing the real and ...
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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 ...
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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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Is there any state wise and quarterly downloadable US economic data apart from GDP?

I am looking for some downloadable US economic dataset, apart from GDP data, which has data state wise and quarterly. I went through BLS website but either couldn't find any relevant data which has ...
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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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Searching a proxy for monthly GDP

I am searching for a proxy for monthly GDP. The variable should be high correlated with GDP and available for most countries. 1980-2014 on a monthly basis would be nice. Do you have any suggestions?
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Average income by age group, for all countries?

Is there any data source that lists average income, disposable income, or salary by age group? I would like to get something like the follows. Country | 25-34 | 35-44 | 45-54 | 55 and over Belgium | ...
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Data by county or by zip code on commercial new construction permits issued across the United States

I am looking for number of new commercial buildings built or permitted at the county or zip code level and would like to know if there is somewhere I can find this for the entire country. ...
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The list of projected GDP in the past?

I would like to get any data that predicted GDP in the past (e.g. the projected 2015 GDP that was released in 2000). I don't mind what organization the data was released by, as long as it is prominent ...