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

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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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VaR and rating for commercial banks

I would like to know if there exist a database where Value at risk of commercial banks are. Beyond that if there is a connection between the rating from agency (as S&P, Fitch etc..) and the VaR ...
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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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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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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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Military expenditure over time

The following graph from the world bank website shows the world wide military expenditure in percentage of the world GDP over time from 1988 to 2015 I am trying to find similar data over a much ...
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Competition Data across Countries

I am looking for data sources that measure competition across countries. The variable I'm looking for could be any type of Concentration Ratio, Lerner Index, Herfindahl Index or Markup. The data does ...
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get statistics about the research intensity of an industry

I want to know how much research is conducted in an industry in order to be able to say Industry X is more research intense than Industry Y. For industry categorization I use the NACE classificiation....
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What percentage of UK imports/exports were with the EU in the economic year 2015-2016?

With the referendum over whether or not the UK should leave the EU or not I am interested to know what percentage of UK trade is made up of trade within the EU (Imports & exports). I am aware ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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Money supply M0 and M1 data for students

Its my first time on economics xchange. I am a student of M.Phil. Economics 1st semester. I am writing a term paper and I need some data. I am looking for money supply M0 and M1 data for top 50 ...
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Where one can see the world economy sectors comparison by value?

I'd like to know which economy sectors in the world are the biggest. Does such statistics exist? If so, how accurate and up to date is it? If not, what can be used instead?
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GDP per industry and per region in Europe

I'm looking for a breakdown of GDP per region and industry in Europe. Do such data exist, ideally in the public domain? I'm looking for a breakdown of GDP per region and industry in Europe. Do such ...
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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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Comparative data on agricultural subsidies

Where can I find data on the agricultural subsidies of each country, ideally in a comparable fashion? I've googled without success. I hope there are some experts on this forum that can direct me to ...
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Physical goods in a typical household

Estimating how much of physical goods a somehow typical person or household owns today (say in the Western world, compared to former times) is not so easy I guess, but there is one single number that ...
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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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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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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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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 corruption in Venezuela

I'm trying to find some data on the level of corruption in Venezuela, since Chavez came to power, and its evolution along time. I've searched the world bank, but they don't seem to have this data on ...
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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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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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Collapse of Lehman Brothers: What did they have in their books?

What kind of products did Lehman Brothers have on their books that caused the collapse? Do we have access to data on this topic?
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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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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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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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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.