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Questions tagged [data-request]

Requests for (references/links to) data that address a specific question or need.

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US Student debt volume and default rate data source

I would like to see data for private and public student loans and their default rate over time
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Existing metric for personal productivity hours needed per life hour?

With about 50 hours of productivity a week, including work, cooking, etc. I can complete the tasks and pay the expenses necessary to live about a week. Subtract maybe 5 hours of labor that goes into ...
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Number of items per consumer in a period (German supermarkets)

I'm trying to find some figures, however I cannot come up with a correct formulation, or lack of information in this field. I need the statistics of how many items are sold per receipt (avg) in ...
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World Inequality Database: Top 10% Income Share U.S. vs. Top 10% Average Income

I want to use the U.S. data from the World Inequality Database for a VAR analysis. However, I am confused as to why the series for the top 10% income share only runs back to 1962, while the series for ...
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Data source for the relative frequency of different kinds of expiration date by retailers? (use by, sell by, best by)

I'm not sure if this is the correct Stackexchange site for this question, but I am interested in the economic and environmental effects of food waste reduction. A common policy proposal to reduce food ...
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How to find data about earning per share of S&P 500

I am working on a small project regarding PE ratio of SP500,for which I need historic earning per share data of SP500. I searched finance yahoo, but it has only prices data. Could anyone tell me the ...
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Where can I find the statistics of import crude oil to China?

Is there any website that shows statistics of import crude oil and commodities to China daily or monthly?
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Reference request: Gender wage gap / Minority wage gap

Disclaimer: I am neither a social scientist nor an economist. I hope the ESE is the right place to ask this question. Disclaimer 2: I do not intend to spark an ideologically driven discussion here. ...
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Isn't it the case that figures on employment should equal the sum of employees plus the self-employed?

This is a question about data consistency. I'm using the AMECO database and I'm interested in employment data for Greece. My current understanding is that the series about Employment (NETD) should ...
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Military expenditure over time

The following graph from the world bank website shows the world wide military expenditure in percentage of the world GDP over time from 1988 to 2015 I am trying to find similar data over a much ...
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Analyzing vast economic/financial data

I have data science projects coming up in a university course in the upcoming quarters, and I was interested in using financial/economic data since there is so much of it. Also, I do have a hobby for ...
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Are there internationally published sources of trade sanctions?

How to implement embargoes with respect to a trading company? Let's assume i am a small trading agent which assists and guides small exporters and importers while keeping embargoes and light ...
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What is a Labor Rate Index

For an report (professional not academic) I was asked for the Labor Rate Index of my region, which is a data point I've never been asked for before. After some googling I've found the term referred ...
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CEO Compensation in Banking Data

My main goal is to compare CEO compensation for banks across different countries. Does anybody know where I can find data on CEO compensation for banks for different countries or a paper which ...
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Why is the appropriation for basic education in South Africa's MTBPS so low?

I wanted to find out how much South Africa currently spends on basic education (primary and secondary schools). The information is on www.treasury.gov.za . The last budget reports that the government ...
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Data Set of Bourguignon and Morrison 2002 AER

This question is about the following paper: F. Bourguignon and C. Morrison "Inequality among World Citizens: 1820-1992", American Economic Review, Vol. 92, No. 4. (Sep., 2002), pp. 727-744. On p.730,...
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Difference between “Level” and “Flow” in the Z.1 Fed data

The Z.1 Fed data can be found in FRED. I notices that many similar data sets are labelled "Flow" or "Level". For example, Financial business; total liabilities, Flow Federal government; total ...
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Existing metrics for amounts of leverage used in financial sector

My current understanding is that excessive leverage caused the Great Recession. Are there existing metrics for measuring the levels of leverage currently used in the US financial sector (lending, ...
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Where can I get national debt data?

I'm trying to find out about the history of South Africa's government debt. However, I couldn't manage to find suitable literature or websites showing the history. It is also very difficult to find ...
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Energy Costs by Source over Time

I'm looking for a comparison I can make between "traditional" energy sources and solar energy. Ideally, I'd like to show how much solar energy has yet to come down in price before it is cheaper than,...
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Reliable US yearly population and netmigration estimates by state from 1970 up to today

I am looking for US data on population and net migration by state and year from 1970 up to recent years (2015, 2016, 2017)? Is there a reliable, clean and integrated/compatible source? For 2010 to ...
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Gelman and Hill's Data on Effects of Child Support Enforcement

In Gelman and Hill's 2007 book, Data Analysis Using Regression and Multilevel/Hierarchical Models, chapter 11 begins the exploration of multilevel models. To do so, they introduce a data set that ...
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How Africans use their wages?

I was researching poverty in Africa and was reading about their daily wages. Based on the article linked, 2/3 of Africans live on less than $1.25 USD, a day. However, what this article and many ...
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Data Source on US Wage Earnings

Does any guys know how to find the data source of US individual wage earnings from 1920 to 2018?
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Daily stock data request

I want to get past daily charts for stocks I'm looking at but I can't seem to find any websites that display this real-time data. The daily high, low, close, and open isn’t enough information to suit ...
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US unemployment data release date

Using the CSV file provided by St. Louis Fed (which is based on the data series LNS14000000 from the Bureau of Labor Statistics) I noticed that the date is always the first day of each month for the ...
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Where can I find data on bilateral trade?

Where can I find data on bilateral trade between countries in the world over time? I heard that only International Trade Center has access to this data, but I guess there's a public source. I tried ...
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Where can I find data on market capitalization?

I am working on Home Equity/Bond Bias and need data to calculate the indicators of Home Equity Bias. So where can I find data on market capitalization (stocks and bonds) by year for each country? ...
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Where to get realistic data for ABC-Costing in textile industry

first, let me explain what I am trying to do. For my graduation work with focus on automation i would like to show the impact of "Sewbots" (SoftWear Automation) on garment manufacturing. My teacher ...
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Where can I look up a companies Herfindahl index?

Where can I find Herfindahl indexes on companies (current or past)? Are there any published lists put out by a research institution?
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What is the best example social norm effect economy?

Here is my example. I read the paper called "Social norms and Energy Conservation" (2010) by Hunt Allcott, about the energy conservation of households by providing them with the amount of energy ...
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Import/export by sector/country data source

I am looking for import/exports data by sector and country, with partner countries. The goal is to get a picture of overall imports/exports to/from a specific country with (possibly) all of its ...
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Why FDI stock in the same year is different in the same reports?

From World Investment Report 2003, in 2000, the US has 12.4% GDP as FDI inward stock and 13.2% GDP as FDI outward stock. These numbers are equivalent to 1274720 million USD, and 1356960 million USD. ...
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China: sectoral data

I'm looking for economic data on China's main sectors (output, factor prices etc). I haven't really seen anything with a long sample -- with the possible exception of Cheremukhin/Golosov/Guriev/...
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The link between US debt of $250 Trillion dollars and “Promise to pay” on US Dollar currency

Giving background to my question: a prominent economist was discussing the problems of the US currency and predicting it's collapse, said the following: "...a currency is a store of value, it's a ...
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Where to find official sources for price-to-rent ratio?

Where can I find price-to-rent ratio data for housing real estate in any major nation? Any G-20 country or any top-10 country by GDP would be good for me, as long as it's official data like from a ...
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What is the estimated propensity to consume out of wealth, and how does it depend on income levels?

What is the estimated propensity to consume out of wealth, and how does it depend on income levels? To make sure we are talking about the same thing: I am asking what estimates we have on what ...
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Prices on year by year basis

I want to know the cost of milk on a year by year basis, say for the last 10 or 20 years. similarly I may want to know price of other items also (petrol, rice, biryani, etc). I just need the average ...
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What metrics can be used to distinguish between capitalistic and socialistic economies?

What macroeconomic indicators are meaningful to distinguish whether a country leans towards socialism or capitalism (and where to find such data, specifically for european countries)?
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Choosing Data for CES Production Function

So I am currently trying to write a paper estimating the Constant Elasticity of Substitution Production Function of the USA. I am using the simple version with two inputs capital and labour. Since the ...
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*Within-country* Fertility vs. income

Any pointers to reviews or data-sets or meta-analyses looking at the relationship between household fertility rate and family income/wealth (possibly with other factors like education and geographical ...
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How big is the consumer surplus for typical consumer goods?

Economic transactions happen when both think it will benefit them - that is, when there are gains from trade on both sides. But that says nothing about the size of that gain. If you're a consumer, ...
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Macroeconomic Measures of Human Capital

How exactly do you measure human capital for a given country and what numbers are included in that measure. The reason why I ask is because im interested in simulating the Mankiw–Romer–Weil version ...
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GDP data for the baltic states from 1988-1994

since I have to write a paper on transformation/transition processes in the baltic states (Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia), I would like to analyze GDP data from 1988 (shortly before the end of the ...
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Any databases with CEO letters and shareholder letters?

I am doing a research with content analysis, verifying certain disclosures on CEO letters and Shareholder letters present in annual reports of listed companies in the London Stock Exchange. Can ...
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Data request: guidance to find football betting data

Can someone please guide me to find data which fulfills following requests: It should be from one of the major leagues: Premier League, Bundesliga, La liga or Serie A. From a given betting company, I ...
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Historical sovereign bond yield and CDS rate data download

Does anyone know where I can download from: 1) historical data for sovereign bond yields (or prices) and 2) historical data for soveregin CDS (credit default swaps) rates? preferebly free?
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Where can one find Beta values for stocks?

Is there someplace specifically on the internet where one can find Beta values for stocks? I've been looking but apparently I'm looking in the wrong places. Tried WSJ stocks and Morningstar. ...
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Download original spreadsheet from Reinhart-Rogoff “Growth in a Time of Debt”

I want to access the infamous Excel spreadsheet from Reinhart and Rogoff's 2010 paper "Growth in a Time of Debt". I see the paper here, and in the 2013 errata I see a link to the raw data, however I'm ...
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Data on bilateral real exchange rate

Where can I find bilateral real exchange rates? For example per USD? I can only find real effective exchange rates, but it is an index, not a bilateral rate.