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

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Question on Fama-French Three Factor model

I am currently taking an econometrics course, and the final assignment in that course is to write a research paper using econometric ideas. I have read Fama and French paper on the three-factor model ...
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What does the distribution of the savings rate in America look like?

I know the average saving rate in the US is ~5%, but I'm curious about the distribution. An ideal answer would be a histogram with the data broken down by what proportion of population are saving at ...
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Source of commodity production statistics?

What would be a recommended source of historical data for commodity production amounts which is current up to the previous year or better? For example, if I wanted to know the annual global ...
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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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Where to find more detailed data for International Comparison Program 2011?

According to the World Bank PPP conversion factors, in 2014, 0.86 SGD could buy as much stuff in Singapore as could 1 USD in the USA (presumably Averagetown, USA). The market exchange rates in 2014 ...
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Increasing prevalence of price discrimination

It seems to me that the variation of prices for similar or identical products has grown over the last decade. A few examples: On major air routes, price differences between low-cost and traditional ...
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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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Statistics about music tourism

I'm a college student; for my thesis I need some statistics about international classical music tourism. I need some data about how big international classical music tourism is in terms of spending ...
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Where can I get pizza data

I'm studying the pizza market, especially in Utah, and I would like to know if there are any pizza data sources. Can some kind of sales tax data be used to study pizza? Is there a straight up pizza ...
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Demand functions in merger simulation models

Currently competition authorities usually decide whether to approve a merger or not based on the total revenues or capacities of the merging firms and some rule of thumbs. A reason for this is that ...
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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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UK stock historical data

Where can I find UK stock data over the last 70-80 years? Preferably adjusted to to the inflation.
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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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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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Data on Argentina car industry

I am working on a paper for university about the car industry in Argentina. I found a lot of data, but I cannot find any data about the turnover, profits and part of the GDP of this industry (Neither ...
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Data source for average effective personal income tax rate?

Anyone know a source for the average effective personal income tax rate for the US. By state also would be great. Definition: average effective income tax rate = (Total income tax collected)/(Total ...
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Examples of Applied Micro Paper with R (!) Code and Data in Public Repository

Can anyone suggest examples of relatively simple applied micro papers (e.g. an RCT or straightforward regression model) of possible interest to a general audience, that have their data and code, ...
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Data for the distribution of US household annual income by year and state

I am looking for data regarding the annual household income distribution filtered by year and state (and finer geographical feature like cities). In other words, I am looking for data with the ...
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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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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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Market Power and Prices in the US

I'm trying to get a measure of market power in the US. Here's what I'd be interested in, ranked from best (what I'm really after) to worst (stuff that kind of hints at my measure, but isn't really it. ...
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What are good dataset alternatives to estimate value functions?

Suppose we want to estimate for many goods in the economy (or classifications thereof) the preferences of each household for these goods. We may want to restrict the analysis to specific utility ...
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Why did the Federal Reserve change the data about USA GDP?

This is the data published on 20 March 2013 FOMC meeting: (http://www.federalreserve.gov/monetarypolicy/fomcprojtabl20130320.htm) 20 March 2013, Change in real GDP (actual): year 2008: -3.3% year ...
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What is the percentage of announced Merger & Acquistion deals actaully completed?

I am assuming that not all M&A deals announced are completed. There are factors such as anti trust laws and consumer protection agencies that legally prohibit the two companies from completing the ...
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Data: Trade imbalance at the County level in the US

I am looking for some source of data on trade imbalance at a county level in the US, preferably for years 1990-2007. Does anyone know if such data can be publicly available? Or any paper that have ...
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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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Foreign Currencies Exchange Data [closed]

I need data for forex rates because I'm working on a project to predict the rise and fall of the rates. Where can I find such data?
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Market Value of a publicly traded company

I want to know the market value (market capitalization) of a company on a particular day in the recent past (within the past 5 years). How can I do this, may be with the help of Google Finance or ...
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Conforming mortgage loan limits by county and year

US law restricts the Government-sponsored enterprises (GSE) Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to purchase only those residential mortgages smaller (by origination balance) than a limit, the "conforming loan ...
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Quarterly industry-level productivity growth?

Are there any quarterly data on industry-level productivity growth (i.e., by NAICS code) in the United States? I've looked around for a while but haven't been able to find anything. BLS publishes ...
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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) ...