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American Community Survey
Data provided by the U.S. Federal Government that communities use to plan investments and services.
Provides a wealth of information about populations and places in the United States, drawing on census data. The powerful search facility can be used to pinpoint tables of data and to create maps based on the variables you supply. Mapping tools enable creation of thematic maps from national to street level.
A portal for all sorts of statistical data from federal Web sites.
The Doing Business project provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms in 183 economies and selected cities at the subnational level. A joint effort from the International Finance Corporation and the World Bank.
Foreign Trade Statistics
U.S. Census Bureau trade statistics.
International Trade and Tariff Data
From the World Trade Organization.
National Bureau of Economic Statistics (NBER)
The National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) is a private, nonpartisan organization that facilitates cutting-edge investigation and analysis of major economic issues. It disseminates research findings to academics, public and private-sector decision-makers, and the public by posting more than 1,200 working papers and convening more than 120 scholarly conferences, each year.
National Center for Education Statistics
Statistics from the the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.
OECD Stat Extracts
OECD.stat includes data and metadata for 34 member countries and selected non-member economies. This data covers a wide range of topics, including the economy, health, the environment, and information technology.
SSRN Advanced Search
SSRN is a searchable online repository of open-access working papers from a wide range of disciplines. Authors are able to post their papers and abstracts easily and free of charge. The vast majority of papers can be downloaded free of charge as well. The only exceptions are papers whose copyright is held by third parties that request a download fee.
U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis
From the Department of Commerce. Offers regional, national, and international economic data. Includes working papers, surveys of current business, and interactive data tables.
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Offers statistics on consumer price, employment, wages, inflation, productivity, the U.S. economy, etc. This is a gold mine of current statistical data and reports covering consumer spending, employment, wages, productivity, occupations, international trade, and industries. Also shows "The U.S. Economy at a Glance."
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