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Download original spreadsheet from Reinhart-Rogoff "Growth in a Time of Debt"

I know this was a while ago now but here is the excel file. UPDATE: As somebody highlighted this is not the original 2010 file, but it does include the key raw data and some helpful instructions. ...
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What is the average percent of value an employee makes which he gets on salary (called)?

You are most likely looking for labor or wage share defined as the ratio of labor costs to nominal GDP. It basically expresses how much share of nominal GDP gets captured by labor. You can find the ...
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Typical Farming Economics Resource

I don't have many books to share but there is the website on Farm economy data from the USDA. Farm Labor USDA Economic Research Service (ERS) https://www.ers.usda.gov/topics/farm-economy/farm-labor/ ...
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Free Data Source for Credit Spreads?

Yes, there's daily data available on the St. Louis Fed's FRED.
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What are some helpful online tools (databases, etc..) for economic analysts?

St. Louis Fed: https://fred.stlouisfed.org/ Has very good US data. I am not aware of a database that systematically aggregates city-level data. I recommend state government sites and, for larger ...
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Data Set for Mankiw, Romer, and Weil 1992

Have you seen the GitHub Project Replicating Mankiw, Romer and Weil 1992? It seems to have both the data and a replication of the original results. For the curious, the paper is A Contribution to ...
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How can I find which country offers the best income to expense ratio?

I think "Jones, C. I., & Klenow, P. J. (2016). Beyond GDP? Welfare across countries and time. American Economic Review." is the paper you are looking for. In particular the following ...
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Which data on GDP to use?

The answer depends on whether you want accuracy with respect to original (national) sources, more comparability, and how much time you want to spend compiling data. If you want to focus on a very few ...
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Surveys which capture income of individuals and other details

You can find education, age, field of work (industry or occupation) in any National Labor Survey. If you are particularly interested in family composition of individuals, you could be interested by ...
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GDP per industry and per region in Europe

Eurostat is the way to go. Website: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat (advised that you start from here to get where you want to be because then you see what is actually available) GDP specifically (I ...
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Are there any non-paywalled reputable economics journals?

Part of this question is "What is a a reputable economics journal?" There are several rankings. RePEc was mentioned above. Since this is based on citations and the RePEc database, especially when it ...
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Are there any non-paywalled reputable economics journals?

Ivo Welch at UCLA started the Critical Finance Review (CFR). (I post this maintaining that finance is a subset of economics.) From the website, The CFR publishes leading academic research in all ...
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Free source of large amounts of financial data

I assume that you are looking for macro financial data across countries. So, you can check out: World Bank Open Data with a specific query on Financial Sector IMF Financial Statistics or IMF Finances....
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Where one can see the world economy sectors comparison by value?

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) maintains a variety of databases comprising statistics of overall industrial growth, detailed data on business structure and statistics ...
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Distribution of US after-tax money income by household size

You can find this information here. They provide an overview of their results, together with a link to the data and its description. The data is also available through LIS (second item). ...
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Could the upper quintile pay the annual federal personal income tax for all other quintiles from their annual income?

Here is the latest report of the Congressional Budget Office on federal taxes by households. The main result you are looking for is this one (page 31): The "Federal Taxes" row shows that the upper ...
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Data on average/typical retail markups

I recommend the Comp-Net database. It is a firm-level data for European countries. It includes a large range of variables, including mark-ups: Check the documentation for more details. Many ...
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The link between US debt of $250 Trillion dollars and "Promise to pay" on US Dollar currency

I looked at that video only briefly. Trying to interpret what that interviewee said would be an opinion-based answer, which this site wants to avoid. I will instead try to answer the question without ...
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Where can I get national debt data?

Several international organisations provide open access to macroeconomic data such as national debt - usually the World Bank, economic development organizations such as the OECD and the African ...
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Collapse of Lehman Brothers: What did they have in their books?

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 ...
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Is there a reference that plots different countries' debt-to-GDP ratios over (long) times?

Data for the United States 1789 - 2019. The IMF has the Historical Public Debt Database. It has data for almost every country with varying starting dates depending on country. From my brief analysis ...
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An updated version of oxfam top 1% wealth share evolution to 2021

Here is the last chart of the 2021 global wealth report of Credit Suise from which Oxfam got their data. From this, it is clear to see that there is not so much a trend for the top 1% (although the ...
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How to create/replicate Diebold's Canadian Employment Index?

Why do you think it should be the OECD data you found on FRED? 100 is a base year, not quarter (seems to be 1991 here, assuming it starts in 1962.1 because it's the average quarterly value in that ...
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Are there people taking variable loans with low interests rate?

Most regulations require banks to provide this data to the respective national competent authority (NCA). Some EURO area data can be found here. The original data, with newer values, should be found ...
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Visualizing the "Impossible Trinity"

The paper Capital Control Measures: A New Dataset by Andrés Fernández, Michael W. Klein, Alessandro Rebucci, Martin Schindler, and Martín Uribe (link) has an index of capital controls. From footnote 8:...
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List of commercial banks by country in Europe

I think i have answers for your question. In "thebanks.eu" you can find banks list by country and there is a filter so you can find commercial banks in Europe. https://thebanks.eu/banks-by-country ...
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Competition Data across Countries

Depending of the accuracy you're looking at (stylized facts or estimated parameters), private database like http://go.euromonitor.com/passport.html may help you to support your theory. Some ...
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Where to get historical intraday trading data from?

I work at Quandl and we have intraday data here: https://www.quandl.com/vendors/as The databases include S&P 500 One Minute Bars, NASDAQ 100 One Minute Bars, Dow Jones Transportation Average One ...
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Data on corruption in Venezuela

The Corruption Perceptions Index of Transparency International could work for you. Chavez was in power from 14 April 2002 – 5 March 2013 and the index is available from 1995-2015 and includes ...
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Free source of large amounts of financial data

Check out Quantopian: https://www.quantopian.com/data/quantopian/us_equity_pricing Not sure if it has all the information that you need (e.g exchange rates), but has sufficient trading information.
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