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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 can I find a scientific article that includes cross-sectional data and a multiple linear regression model?

I need to write a smaller scientific article that consists of the following steps: Find a public database for cross-sectional data (eg data for counties in the same year, data in the same year, ...
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National Production/Consumption Data

I've found https://comtrade.un.org/ for country-to-country product import/export data. Is there an equivalent data set for self-consumption, ideally harmonized with the UN's H6 classification system? ...
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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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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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Data on German Democratic Republic

I was looking for economic data on the German Democratic Republic, East Germany before reunification. Preferably more disaggregated than just for the whole nation. Potentially interested in various ...
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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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Which source can I use to exract dataset for Number of inquiries made by small businesses for loan in United States?

Is there any authentic source from where I can pull the data of the number of inquiries made by small businesses for the loan in the United States?
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Cost of living dataset

I'm trying to compare what the equivalent salary would be between two cities based upon the cost of living in each city. I want to be able to build something like CNN's cost of living calculator. ...
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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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U.S. Exports by State between 1850 and 1940

I am looking for data on total exports by U.S. state between 1850 and 1940. Hints regarding data on overall trade, i.e. imports and exports, is also welcome. There is data at the country level, e.g. ...
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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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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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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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Black market premium data, all countries 1960-2010

The "black market premium" is commonly used as a determinant of economic growth. Data for all countries between 1960 and 1999 is available from the Global Development Network Growth Database at NYU ...
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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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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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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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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 is ...
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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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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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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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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/...