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Datasets with pre- and post migration earnings

I am interested in computing the pre- and post-migration earnings of international migrants, especially those migrating from low income to high income countries (or vice versa). The data should allow ...
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Statistics on Hiring and Separations in European countries?

I am looking for statistics on Hiring and Separations in European countries. That is, data similar to what is produced : monthly by BLS in the JOLTS in the US. quarterly by Dares in France (quarterly ...
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Data on organized crime

I'm trying to find data on organized crime such as Drug trade, criminal actors (mafia and criminal networks), and resilience. I am mainly focused on Europe, so it does not matter if the database is ...
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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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Estimates of the global STEM workforce?

I am looking for any recent estimates of the global STEM workforce (STEM = Science Technology Engineering Mathematics, and ideally includes software engineers). Time series data would be even better, ...
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Test data for repeat sales indices

I'm interested in calculating a repeat sales index like that of Case and Shiller (1987) or Bailey, Muth and Nourse (1963). While I believe I have a handle on the econometrics, to test my ...
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Causes of upward trend in median first marriage age in USA?

I found a chart here of median age at first marriage by year from 1890 to 2010. It looks like it dips to a low during the 60s then has an upward trend until 2010. As an answer, I'm looking for any ...
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Economic Indices related to Food

I'm interested in knowing about some of the available economic indices relating to food. I know the CPI has a food component but are there any others? Espically those who are commonly reported by ...
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Geolocalised data on agriculture - harvested land, type of crop

I am looking for data on agricultural land use, in particular for Southeast Asia, in particular for harvested land and type of (main crop) at a local level. Ideally the data would be presented as a ...
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Dataset where a group is offered a privilege?

I am trying to find a dataset where a population is put through a selection process, after the selection process a treatment is applied, and we know the covariates of the whole population, but perhaps ...
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China: defined benefit and defined contribution pensions

DB means defined benefit pension plan. DC means defined contribution pension plan. What is the DB and DC mix for employees of private employers in China? Is the trend away from DB and towards DC? ...
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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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Where to update the data regarding "total criminal antitrust" fines globally in $US and days?

Dasgupta, 2019 have the data for Total criminal antitrust fines from 1990 up to 2012 Total criminal antitrust fines increased from $107 million in 2003 to $1.1 billion in 2012, and total prison ...
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Financial wellbeing overall components and datasets

I am currently doing a project on financial wellbeing, but on the level of entire countries. I am aware of studies and data pertaining to financial inclusion, as often studied in Development Economics,...
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Cagan Model of Hyper Inflation: Zimbabwe Data Request

Cagan Model of Hyperinflation Could anyone guide me where I could find the data for Zimbabwe that would allow me to estimate the Beta parameters. Also, what regression method would be most suitable (...
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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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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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KLEMS data variants

There seem to be two different sources of US sectoral data from the well-known KLEMs source: one from 1947 and one from 1970. But over a common sample they seem to have different data (even when you ...
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Total values of used/second-hand goods sold and donations?

Are there any good estimates of the total values of used or second-hand good sales donated goods for the US or any other country? I know these estimates are generally excluded from GDP, but are ...
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What type of data packages am I looking for?

I did a bit of googling and I see there are companies that sell market research data, and wanted to know if anyone knows more about it. I am specifically looking for consumer interest in the allergic ...
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Are there any models which allow to calculate a discount?

I want to progressively calculate a discount based on the amount of product sold. Are there any models which allow to take into account different type of products and can calculate the discounts based ...
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Total market cap in country, and average p/e per country and continent(europe)

sorry I am not sure to post this question in quant stackexchange or in here. I have posted it previously in the below link https://quant.stackexchange.com/questions/18633/total-market-cap-in-country-...
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Net of Tax Return on Capital: Definition, Proxy and Data

There is one input factor $k$. The representative firm maximizes profits with respect to employed capital, i.e. \begin{align} \max_k{\pi(k) = f(k)-(r+\tau)k} \end{align} where $f(\cdot)$ is the ...
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Measuring demand for banking services - (Maximum) Market Size

I am in need of a variable measuring "demand for banking services" in general, on a country level. Specifically the (maximum) size of the market for banking services for a given country. This will be ...
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Data on average annual hours worked by persons engaged

In Penn World Table 10.0 (source: https://www.rug.nl/ggdc/productivity/pwt/pwt-releases/pwt100), the avh (average annual hours worked by persons engaged) figures are missing for many countries. Where ...
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Total cost and public cost of sports stadiums

I'm interested in doing data analysis on the cost of large sports stadiums (in the US). I have an excellent data source in "Financing Professional Sports Facilities" (Robert A. Baade, Victor ...
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Credit profile bank dataset for Machine learning

Can you advise please any credit profile Bank free available datasets for Markov chain and machine learning computational experiments? For my student masters thesis. Thank you.
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Datasets with high frequency measures of monetary policy shocks for the US

I am looking for sources (datasets) with high frequency measures of monetary policy shocks for the US. For the Euro area I have found this, MPD DATASET. I haven't found anything similar for the US. I ...
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Data about country classifications / groups (advanced, emerging, developing economies)

I am looking for a data about country classifications, I would need three categories: advanced economies; emerging market economies; developing economies. The IMF groups emerging and developing ...
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Data for on/off-the-run treasury spreads

I would like to find the latest data for the spread between on-the-run and off-the-run treasuries. Not too picky about the tenor, maybe 2yrs and a few longer ones. I've come across a Fed paper and ...
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Trouble Understanding Government's Financial Databases

What does the code field mean in the state of Illinois's financial data?
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Finding data on high paying jobs

This is a pretty beginner question. My background is in pure mathematics, and I know statistics and R, but no economics. It might be a bit much tagging this as a data request question since I'm trying ...
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What surveys will show the number of people who live in single family homes?

I'm looking for any source of data showing the number of people who report living in a single family home for a given year. I've already tried the Current Population Survey and the American Housing ...
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Downloading disaggregated prices and weights for the US

For a thesis, I would have to download disaggregated price indices for the US. I managed to download disaggregated Prices from the BEA. However, the weights are not included. I could also download ...
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How does output level of food grains and industrial goods go together? My textbook doesn't give many details but I'm curious to know

If we observe the economy of a country as a whole it will appear that the output levels of all the goods and services in the economy have a tendency to move together. For example, if output of food ...
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What is the impact on US total debt interest expense if interest rates were to rise by X bps?

What is the impact on US total debt (eg. the "Total US Debt" figure here) interest expense -- ie. the combined expense for both the Federal gov as well as individuals -- going forward w/in ...
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Data on collective bargaining - trade union density at regional/sector level

Do you know any open-access dataset on collective bargaining coverage and/or trade union density at regional and/or sector level in European countries?
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Where is all the cash in an economy where saving is high?

Where is all the cash in an economy where saving is high, today inflation in Argentina hit a monthly rate for march of ~7.6%, what this means for me is that I try to move away from the peso as soon as ...
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Where to find Index Entries on CRSP (WRDS)

I am trying to find index entries (not delisting data) on CRSP (i.e., where a specific stock with a PERMNO/CUSIP enters the S&P500), but despite trawling through the documentation I am unable to ...
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Measures on the composition of the unemployed by educational attainment in the US

I am trying to find statistics on the profile of unemployed individuals in the U.S. categorized by educational attainment. I have found statistics on the unemployment rate for each education group (e....
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Combining 990 and 990-EZ Data

I've collected 990 and 990-EZ data from the IRS's Annual Extract of Tax-Exempt Organization Financial Data on American Federation of Musicians locals. The data are split about half and half between ...
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Data on historical, cross-country nominal and real yield curves

Various central banks publish their fitted nominal yield curve estimates: the Fed, BOE, SNB, BOC, ECB (cf: Bundesbank), RBA, Russia, RBI. (I couldn't find for BOJ; Brazil; BOK; or PBOC. Links for ...
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Food prices during famines - Historical data

I'm looking for historical data regarding local food prices during famines. I expect food prices to rise in order of magnitudes during famines but was unable to find reliable data. I'm basically ...
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Is there a first-time home buyer index?

Is there a first-time home buyer index? Specifically, I would like to know the number of first-time purchases in the U.S. in an annual time series. Strictly speaking such an index should not ...
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Are there free and public large firm level datasets?

There are many public and free datasets for aggregated data (Eurostat, World in Our Data, FRED...), but are there any comparable agencies that provide free micro firm-level data? I am interested ...
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Quarterly GDP and government spending data sources

I am looking for quarterly government spending and GDP data between the years 2019 and 2020 for as many countries as possible. I am posting this question in hopes that someone will point me in the ...
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Are there any state-level data on US banking regulation stringency?

In Barth, Caprio, and Levine (2008) Rethinking bank regulation: Till angels govern. Cambridge University Press, authors assemble and showcase large dataset on stringency of banking regulation and ...
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How Many Securities do CRAs Rate Every Year?

I am writing a paper using this database and want some idea of if the securities in this dataset are a comprehensive list of all the ratings that credit ratings agencies (CRAs) have done, or just a ...
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Is more opium produced legally or illegally?

I've had a hard time finding statistics on legal and illegal opium poppy production. At the UNODC we find facts like: global [illicit] opium production fell by almost 30%, to less than 5,000 tons in ...
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Are there any measures of U-6 Unemployment that take into account ageing out of the work force explicitly?

Labor Force Participation has been steadily decreasing over the last 20 years or so. The Fed says that this has been the case mostly due to the demographic shifts, and to an extent the data backs that ...
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