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

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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.
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Where can I find real-time indicators of economic activity?

In this paper, they are using Canadian debit card dataset. I am not sure where to get such a dataset. http://www.cirano.qc.ca/pdf/publication/2009s-23.pdf My broad question is what kind of indicator ...
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Value of the ruble in year 1825

Would anyone know how to find out the value of the Russian ruble in the year 1825, in today's (2016) US dollars?
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GDP/PPP influence - Adjusted savings: carbon dioxide damage

I found this variable and I'm not a native english speaker, so I'm a little bit confused with "adjusted savings" right in front of "carbon dioxide damage". I'd like to know what does this variable ...
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Original data Altman used for his z-score formula

At our university we are researching the usefulness of failing (bankrupticy) prediction models. We are interested in the original datasets Altman used for his models. Does anyone know where this ...
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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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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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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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Is there a reference that plots different countries' debt-to-GDP ratios over (long) times?

This old blog post has an interesting plot that demonstrates that the U.K.'s current debt-to-GDP ratio is significantly below its very-long-term (180-year) average. Is there a plot anywhere that ...
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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 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 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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Global Education Indicators - dataset

I've been looking for a dataset with a single education indicator by country so I can rank/compare them but I haven't found anything. Already seen Unesco and Worldbank data but info is too much for ...
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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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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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What does the seasonal adjustment curve for major macroeconomic metrics look like?

All the explanations of seasonal adjustment that I found from a quick search either don't give any quantitative examples, or give an example with a time series that is either made up or represents an ...
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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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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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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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Where to get historical intraday trading data from?

I have started to learn about trading and would like to play around with historical data. I therefor need a dataset, that provides intraday values, not only opening, high and low prices for a specific ...
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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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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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Data of Inflation and unemployment for a Panel Data

I am looking for data of Inflation and unemployment to run a Panel Data of a Philips Curve. Can anybody help me with some website/source that I can find data like these? In my mind I would need too ...
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Sources for macro economic forecast data

I need data for these long run(atleast 10year forward) macroeconomic parameters from 2000, meaning I need forecasted data as in 2000 for 2010 so I can backtest my model with actual realised data: ...
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World Inequality Database: Top 10% Income Share U.S. vs. Top 10% Average Income

I want to use the U.S. data from the World Inequality Database for a VAR analysis. However, I am confused as to why the series for the top 10% income share only runs back to 1962, while the series for ...
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Where can I find the statistics of import crude oil to China?

Is there any website that shows statistics of import crude oil and commodities to China daily or monthly?
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Isn't it the case that figures on employment should equal the sum of employees plus the self-employed?

This is a question about data consistency. I'm using the AMECO database and I'm interested in employment data for Greece. My current understanding is that the series about Employment (NETD) should ...
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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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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 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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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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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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How to extrapolate the data?

I have bond yields for Indian G-Sec. For short term yields the proxy are (15-91 days) , (92-182 days) , (183-364 days). For long term yields the proxy are 5,10 & 15 years. Data ranges from 1996 - ...
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Which institution (government or private) provides the complete data on HS (Harmonized System Code), tariff schedules for India, China and US?

Was looking out for options on building a data store having HS code and tariff schedule data for few countries, which I can use as a base for import calculations and general HS lookup. Is there a ...
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Econometric model for industrial production

I have to build a multivariate regression model as a project for my course in time series analysis. I have decided to model the industrial production index of the USA. I am stuck on the selection of ...
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Data on Individual Performance of Franchises

I am doing a research project on the effect of market sharing agreements on the profits of franchises, and I would like to get some empirical data to guide my analysis. Are large franchises required ...
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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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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 ...