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There really isn't high-frequency data out there for free, but bi-annual data are available from the Census American Housing Survey. The survey goes back to 1973, though data at the metropolitan area …
answered Aug 10 '15 by dismalscience
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Unfortunately, I'm not aware of any publicly-available concordance, and I can promise you that there's no clean mapping between UCC and NAICS. Obviously, some categories will map well at low granulari …
answered Jun 16 '15 by dismalscience
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For a lot of things, including average effective (Federal) tax rates, the Urban Institute/Brookings Institution Tax Policy Center is a great place to start. Look at the table that reads "Average Indiv …
answered Nov 18 '15 by dismalscience
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The IMF created its Historical Public Debt Database a few years back; that should do the trick for you. It's described in this paper, with annual data from 2012 back to as far as the late-1800s for so …
answered Jul 16 '15 by dismalscience
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The Brookings Papers on Economic Activity is non-paywalled, highly-regarded, and is among the top economics journals in citation metrics (RePEc ranking of #13).
answered Jun 12 '15 by dismalscience
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There have been several changes to the way the CPI is calculated over the years. A significant change occurred with respect to weights and hedonic adjustments in 1998 (I believe the pre-1998 series is …
answered Mar 19 '15 by dismalscience
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Simply put, you can't tell exactly. It's just not possible to tell these entities' subprime losses apart from other losses, with the possible exception of Lehman Brothers, due to the detail made avail …
answered Apr 12 '15 by dismalscience
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@BB King's answer is good, but I want to make one point very clear: The Fed did not change the data. The Bureau of Economic Analysis revised the data as a part of its 2013 comprehensive revision pro …
answered Sep 24 '15 by dismalscience
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The high-cost area conforming loan limits within the contiguous United States were created by HERA (the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008) and therefore do not exist prior to 2008. For periods …
answered Aug 20 '15 by dismalscience
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JOLTS actually goes back to 2000 (though years before 2005 are only available on a SIC basis). Prior to JOLTS, most people used data on the number of help-wanted ads in newspapers, such as this series …
answered Apr 10 '15 by dismalscience
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The data you're asking for doesn't exist. Most data on things like this are captured through the taxing authority, which means that there are entities that want to collect taxes and therefore care ve …
answered Sep 8 '15 by dismalscience
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We do have information on this topic. I’d recommend starting with the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission report chapter on it, and review the New York Fed article on its resolution. Detailed informat …
answered Nov 18 '18 by dismalscience
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Yes, there's daily data available on the St. Louis Fed's FRED.
answered Dec 7 '16 by dismalscience