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Economics

Library resources for research in economics

Links to Free Datasets on the Web

Yahoo Sandbox datasets

Language, Graph, Ratings, Advertising and Marketing, Competition

http://webscope.sandbox.yahoo.com/catalog.php

 

Datasets for Classroom Use

Very Basic Datasets for Students from John Rasp at Stetson University

http://www2.stetson.edu/~jrasp/data.htm

 

Data Sets

Nice collection of very simple data sets for students from Hope College

http://www.math.hope.edu/swanson/statlabs/data.html

 

Statistics and Datasets

Good collection of basic data sets from Julie Bauder at Grinnell College

http://libweb.grinnell.edu/sp/subjects/data

 

FEDSTATS

Comprehensive source of US statistics and more

http://www.fedstats.gov/

 

Data.gov

Public access to “high value, machine readable datasets” generated by the Executive Branch of the Federal Government

http://catalog.data.gov/dataset

 

Rodney Fort's Sports Business Data

https://sites.google.com/site/rodswebpages/codes

 

Micro-Data Access from CDC website

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/ 

 

US Census Bureau

A page created by US Census Bureau containing official statistics

http://www.census.gov/

 

Gallup Organization

The world's leading source for public opinion data since 1935.  Gallup Polls, public releases and special reports, archives, to-the-editor and more.

http://www.gallup.com/

 

U.S. Department of Commerce

A U.S. government agency whose responsibilities include expanding U.S. exports, developing innovative technologies, gathering and disseminating statistical data, measuring economic growth, granting patents, promoting minority entrepreneurship, predicting the weather and monitoring stewardship.

http://www.doc.gov/

 

National Archive of Criminal Justice Data

The National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD) was established in 1978 under the auspices of the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) and the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), U.S. Department of Justice, NACJD currently holds over 500 data collections relating to criminal justice. This website provides browsing and downloading access to most of this data and documentation.

http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/NACJD/

 

Interesting Datasets Available Online for Free (from InfoChimps)

 

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