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

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Data Request: Raw housing stock of particular city

I want to get the raw number of units of housing stock that there is in a particular city in month $X$ of year $Y$ (even yearly data would be fine). This place shows yearly stock from 2010 onwards. ...
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CPS CEPR: ORG and Monthly

How does the CPS CEPR store employment information for the non-ORG months? I am trying to reproduce Mueller (2012). He says The CPS is the main labor force survey for the U.S., representative of ...
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UK trade with biggest partners, by year

I am working at lists like these, filling them with numbers about UK's trade with it's biggest partners. The problem is, I can't find such data for the years before 2010. I know that the institution (...
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Annual price of precious metals

I need a list (or separate lists) with average prices of precious metals (gold, silver, platinum, palladium, etc.), by year. I prefer the annual average price or at least the price at the end/...
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What is the rate of new house construction in Auckland, New Zealand?

What is the rate of new house construction in Auckland, New Zealand, where the housing market seems to have gone to the roof? Assuming that the current high prices of Auckland houses are a result of ...
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Public debt of European countries, by year

Where can I find lists with public debt of European countries such as the UK, by year? (or by fiscal year) If there are such lists on Eurostat but only for the last 10 year or so, I would like to ...
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Which data on GDP to use?

Wiki's article provides with 3 sources for GDP data: IMF, World Bank and CIA. I wonder which of them is better (i.e. more accurate)? Also, what about reliability of so called Penn tables? If anyone ...
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Longitudinal microdata on house migration patterns

I am looking for a database that has longitudinal microdata for housing migration patterns. Optimistically, the data would look something like: In 2006, Person #2341 made $X, was Y years old, and ...
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What is was the total corporate Income earned in the United States in 2014?

What is was the total corporate income earned in the United States in 2014? The question may seem simple, but I have been looking for a reliable source to inform me of this figure, and I hope someone ...
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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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Link goods to sector (UCC to NAICS)

Universal Classification Code (UCCs) are six digit codes that identify items or groups of items. Here are some UCCs: 190903 Food and non-alcoholic beverages at restaurants, cafes, fast food places on ...
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Moral and economic development paradox?

I have often listen to the old man who criticized the lack of morality in the Chinese people nowadays: "To get more money, break through to the bottom line to get more money!" Is there a ...
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Are there any datasets for protectionism?

Are there any data sources or variables that measure how protectionist a country is? If so, what are they?
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Government spending and revenue statistics

I am looking for thorough statistics of budgetary spending and revenues by category for approx all oecd countries. If not for all oecd i will be happy to have data only for Switzerland. I am ...
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Understanding the impact of Subprime Mortgages crisis on investment banking

I'm interested to know the exact magnitude of impact of Subprime Mortgages crisis on major players in investment banking. In particular, how can I find data for percentage of revenue from Subprime ...
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Data: Vacancies in the US before 2005

Shimer (2005) says These [separation shocks] introduce an almost perfectly positive correlation between unemployment and vacancies, an event that essentially never been observed in the United ...
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Where can I find County level income data for college graduates?

Does anyone know where I can find data regarding the median income of college graduates by county in the US? Can't seem to find it searching through the census website. The goal here is to obtain an ...
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Is elasticity of substitution between goods empirically constant?

In New Keynesian models, we use a lot of CES assumption, usually Dixit-Stiglitz, to develop an economic model. Is CES, constant elasticity of substitution between goods, empirically (approximately) ...
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Data: Attitude towards global warming

I'm interested in data that reveals public opinion towards global warming in the US. It'd be best to have a time dimension to it, but I'm interested in data from around the year 2000. Since it is ...
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Old Measure of Inflation Still Tracked?

At this ZH link (paranoid blogger warning), the free documentary mentions that using an old measure of inflation, which was used during Paul Volcker's years at the Fed, inflation has been much higher ...
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Database for Monthly GDP

Can anyone point me to a source of monthly GDP? So far I only find yearly and quarterly. I need it for the period of Jan/1999-Jan/2015 for USA, Japan, the Eurozone and UK. Thank you!
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What are some good repositories for economic data

Economic data is a very broad concept. It can include discrete preference relation data-sets as well as extensive time series data. But it is important that theories are tested against data, and the ...
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State Level Unemployment Data

I thought that the St Louis FED was the ultimative resource for macro data, but even they don't appear to have a time series of state level unemployment numbers for the United States. Who does?
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US Bequest Taxation

Is there some summary article on using variation in US bequest taxation as natural experiments? Has there been variation over time or over different states? Is there perhaps a paper that already has ...
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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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Is Firing Costly in the US?

I suppose that it doesn't cost most firms much to get rid of cheap labor, and that high wage workers typically have contracts that imply high compensations in case of firing. But what about the ...
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Sources of free European national income and output data?

What are good free sources of European National income and output data? By this I mean, amongst others: GDP and the variations of this such as; ...
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Does any international organization (such as IMF) provide data on capital control / financial openness?

I've read some literature on measuring capital control / financial openness, but I am wondering if there is any data directly collected by international organizations like IMF that measure capital ...
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How can I get total home values on Zillow?

I am interested in getting aggregate dollar values for listings/sales on Zillow (for the whole country summed together, for example). Unfortunately, Zillow's data page seems to only show the "ZHVI", ...
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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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Sources of historical cross-country government debt to GDP data

I am looking for a source containing debt (government debt) to GDP data of different governments. Do you know of any reliable sources with data going back as far as possible (at least 1960s)?
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Timeline of comprehensive NIPA revisions

I have been fruitlessly searching for a list of dates of comprehensive National Income and Product Account revisions. Clues I have found so far: The Bureau of Economic Analysis website says the 1999 ...
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Total amount of bank loans in a country

I am looking for total amount of customer loans banks are giving in a country. I can find data for US at http://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/CLSACBW027SBOG However I am looking for ...
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Where can I find statistics for numbers of 16-20 year olds in the world?

Where can I find statistics about how many 16-20 years old people do live in the world? If there is no such statistics, how about people in this age-range in europe+amerika?
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Literature / Evidence on Cash Hoarding of Firms

I have received anecdotal evidence (heard stories) about many firms hoarding cash (liquid assets) post 2008 and not spending it despite availability of many projects with positive NPV. However, when I ...
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Distribution of firm sizes and firm age

What are public sources for US firm/plant sizes, in order to characterize the firm size distribution? And what are stylized facts about the firm size distribution: What does it approximate to? ...
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Historical US Housing Data Availability

Papers like Ng and Moench (2011) and Negro and Otrok (2007) use historical housing data to estimate latent variables that correspond to some "true" or "truer" measure of house prices or housing ...
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Are there any non-paywalled reputable economics journals?

I'm contributing to another open-source economics project, and was looking to compile a list of primary sources for modern developments in the field. Basically something to help bridge the (...
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Data on Directed Technical Change

I'm interested in technologies that are directed towards improving productivity of workers with high human capital. What kind of data could one use to look at directed technical change, as in Howard-...
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Long term trade data request

Can anyone recommend a resource for very long term trade data? (1500-2014). I have looked and found bits and pieces here and there but haven't come across any single data-set covering all of it. I am ...
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Can anyone recommend a resource for monthly trade data for Mexico from before 2010?

Can anyone point me to a resource where I can find monthly series data (specifically for 2003-2013) on Mexico's imports and exports in nominal (current) Mexican Pesos (MEP) including broken down by ...
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Where can I find data on income and social mobility over time? How far back is data available?

I'm interested in income and social mobility. I understand that Piketty's research deals with the the distribution of income over a long time period. I have also seen some of Chetty and Saez's ...