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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 data on buy-sell recommendations by stock market analysts

Investments banks issue buy-sell recommendations based on their equity research. An example of Goldman Sachs' for Apple. Is there a structured dataset that contains key parameters of such ...
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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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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 ...
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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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Data on the number of “remote” workers by country

I'm trying to find estimates of how many workers in each country have remote (also known as 'virtual' or 'digital') sources of income. This is focused on developing countries so I really need data ...
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Where can I find actual agricultural contracts?

I'm looking for real agricultural contracts, that is actual contracts between farmers and processors (preferably in North America). Any ideas? Generally I am thinking of contracts between farmers and ...
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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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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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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 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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Land Use Data for Beijing for 1985 and 2010

I am looking for land use data for Beijing for 1985 and 2010
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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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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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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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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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Regional Economic Accounts from BEA in a single dataset

The Bureau of Economic Analysis has some basic data on the US state and metropolitan areas: http://www.bea.gov/regional/index.htm It also has bulk downloads and a query system. Still, I wonder ...
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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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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 ...