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

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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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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.
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GDP projections for the fifty American states

I'm looking for GDP projections for the fifty American states (up till 2040, or 2050). Are these available online, or in any economics papers? I've found GDP projections for America, and historical ...
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Why are readily available productivity data relative, not absolute?

I've been trying to do some cursory research on labor productivity. In the process, I've noticed that the readily available data in the US, as accessed through either BLS or FRED (yes, I know it's the ...
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Historical GDP of world economies back to 1945: What are the most complete and reliable data sets?

I need the historical GDP of all modern countries (or at least the vast majority) from 1945 to now. It seems the world bank data only starts in 1960 or later. I found Angus Maddison's data, but I don'...
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Disaggregated data on prices in US

I have seen several papers that refer to the CPI Research Database, which contains micro-level data on prices in the US. For example, the data was used by Klenow and Kryvtsov (2005) and Nakamura and ...
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Data on average/typical retail markups

Can anybody provide a reliable source that gives data on retail markups? My end goal is to make a fairly high-level statement along the lines of "a typical retail markup (across all industries) is X%",...
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S&P 500 total return excel sheet

Where can I find an excel sheet with total return (that is, with dividend reinvestment) of the S&P 500? I have only found an online "calculator" (not an excel sheet), or an excel sheet with ...
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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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Data Set/Database listing NAICS codes for U.S. firms?

I need access to a dataset that matches firms to their NAICS codes so that I can fill in some missing data in a data set I have for some research. I was wondering if anyone on here might know of such ...
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Where can I find historical (very old) USD printing data?

Where can I find historical/very old USD printing data? Charts can be useful, but I want numbers. It is for a project.
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Chicago Fed National Activity Index: underlying data download

Is there quick way to download the 85 time series (already transformed, i.e., seasonally adjusted and stationarized, if necessary) that are used to construct the Chicago Fed National Activity Index (...
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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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Is there any statistics available on forecasting failures?

Like what percentage of financial/economical forecast fail? Or how often do politicians create bad policies based on wrong forecasts?
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Free data on bankruptcies

Does anyone know of a free source for bankruptcy data? I'm specifically interested in the companies' balance sheets before they filed for bankruptcy.
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Could the upper quintile pay the annual federal personal income tax for all other quintiles from their annual income?

I am wondering if, in theory, the upper quintile (20% of earners in the U.S.) could pay the annual federal tax bill for all quintiles from their annual income? I have been looking at 2013 CBO data ...