Questions tagged [data-request]

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

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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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What is an estimate of the value of the world's assets?

Gross world product is on the order of 80E12 $ per year (PPP). Where can I find an estimate of the net value of the world's assets (companies, properties, infrastructure...)? Preferably with some more ...
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Cost of production plant

I'm struggling to find a macroeconomic index which embodies the cost to run an average production plan. My problem is that I wanted to divide the annual average cost per employee (which I already ...
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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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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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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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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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How many cars are made in China by Chinese brands?

From the 25+ million cars made annually in China, many of them are German, American or Japanese brands. How many of the cars made inside China are actually Chinese brands?
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How can I obtain monthly unemployment by ethnicity by state for the US?

Grateful for any help, thoughts and direction.
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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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Business climate data collection experiments

Hernando de Soto in his book "The Mystery of Capital: Why Capitalism Triumphs in the West and Fails Everywhere Else" describes a series of experiments in different countries, illustrating ...
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Data for CGE experiments?

Does anyone know of any open-source U.S. data sets in a format appropriate to whole-economy CGE econometric modeling, i.e. data sets covering the entire economy, divided into at least 20 sectors, with ...
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What do they mean by “bottom line” and why did US IRS turned back 810 millions to IBM? and what do they mean by “unspecified “ layoffs?

In the quarter ended in March, IBM’s revenues rose by 5.1 percent to \$19.1 billion, and its gross profits were up by 6.1 percent to \$8.25 billion. There were a whole bunch of things that affected ...
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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 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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*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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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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Finland's Universal Basic Income Test - how much in local terms?

Finland is currently trialling UBI at a rate of €560 (£473) per month. I'm looking for some contextualization of this figure. Is this figure supposed to cover housing costs, or are they paid from a ...
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Coefficient of Variation for Price

Is there any paper/data source on price dispersion that contains coefficients of variation for US commodity prices like gas, bananas, or the like? I would like to get a sense of the distribution of ...
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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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Looking for data about collateral and safe asset

I'm supposed to report the evolution of the use of collateral on financial markets. I found some substantial data concerning the amount of collateral available (i.e. the amount of safe assets in the ...
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Corelation between money growth and inflation

I am looking for some thorough papers on relation between money supply and inflation in short and long run i.e. how and why money supply affect prices in short and long run? I was trying to find some ...
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Telecommunications Spending Data

I wasn't 100% sure if this was the right community to ask this in, this seemed the most appropriate. Is there a database or source where I can find how much businesses spend on their ...
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How can I find state-level data on the unemployment rate of youth for 2014 and 2015?

I have found state-level, monthly unemployment data for 2014/2015, and I have found national monthly youth unemployment data for 2014/2015. However, I need all four together; State-level, monthly ...
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Where's data on gross output and intermediate consumption for many countries from 1980-today?

Datasets on GDP and value added abound, but where do I find datasets on gross output and intermediate consumption for as many countries as possible with observations from 1980 onward? Annual data for ...
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Spending Proximal to Domicile

Is there a resource showing the average amount of money an individual with a 60K + annual income spends within a one mile radius of their residence?
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Where can I find quarterly/monthly medicare/medicaid state level drug utilization data

I read a paper titled 'State generic substitution laws can lower drug outlays under medicaid'. It uses quarterly state level medicaid drug utilization data. However, I could only find yearly data at ...
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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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How many cars do Chinese brands produce outside China?

Some Chinese car manufacturers have factories outside China. For example FAW produces trucks in South Africa. How many cars do Chinese brands manufacture in factories outside China? Say for example in ...
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UK historic consumer energy (electricity and gas) price data

Where can I find historic data for UK (domestic consumer) electricity and gas energy energy prices ? I am looking for long term data - ideally for the last 100 years. The best I have found so far ...
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Which one of these sources best represents fiscal deficit data?

I'm currently recollecting data for an econometrics model I want to build later on with a panel data model. However, sometimes it is difficult to find certain information. For example, I want to ...
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Best reports / data sources on economics flows / trade between US & China?

curious for any suggestions on reports or data sources on trade and flows between the US and China? In addition, the impact that the current political frictions could potentially have moving forward ...
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How do I find monthly domestic interest rates for Panama for the early nineties?

I am looking for monthly domestic interest rates for Panama from before December 1996. Any type of interest rate will suffice - deposit rate, money market rate, saving rate, lending rate. The time ...
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List of stock and bond indexes for countries

I am doing some master`s degree research and looking for the list of stock/bond indexes for developed and developing countries. So the excel-file I should gather in the end will look like this: ...
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Statistical distribution of firms by revenue in competitive market

I would like to produce a simple distribution of competitive market firms based on their revenues. I know the number of firms in the market n, the total market ...
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Comparable data on second-hand market?

I see neither the WB nor the OECD collect data on second hand markets. However, estimates for fashion, for example, suggests this are quite significant (US here: https://luxiders.com/second-hand-...
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Data for producer prices for products

I am working with some data that express the environmental byproducts for the manufacturing of specific broad product categories (e.g. milk, soap, leather). The statistics are given per dollar of ...
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Data for income distributions

Knowing the average income per capita or the median income is a rather poor economical indicator of a country, even when given in PPP\$. Knowing the (dimension-less) Gini index is somehow better, but ...
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Good source for marginal propensity to consume by country?

Is there a good data source that aggregates the MPCs of various countries? Thanks.
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The world's largest companies

There are several criteria (or key figures) to list the world's "largest" companies, giving quite different lists: revenue (in \$) profit (in \$) assets (in \$) market capitalization (in \$) number ...
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How can I obtain State level Investment in the US?

How can I obtain investment level data by state in the US? I want to analyse how Public investment vs Private Investment responded to TFP shocks on a state level, so I am looking for Gross Private ...