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Data from the National Bureau of Economic Research
Founded in 1920, the National Bureau of Economic Research is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization dedicated to promoting a greater understanding of how the economy works.
Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
The Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor is the principal Federal agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy. Its mission is to collect, analyze, and disseminate essential economic information to support public and private decision-making.
"The home of the U.S. Government’s open data
Here you will find data, tools, and resources to conduct research, develop web and mobile applications, design data visualizations, and more."
U.S. Census Data Tools and Apps
Find information using interactive applications to get statistics from multiple surveys conducted by the U.S. Census
Minnesota Population Center Data Products
Access data from the Minnesota Population Center who administers the following data products:
IPUMS-USA: Harmonized microdata from US Census and American Community Survey from 1850
IPUMS-CPS: Harmonized Current Population Survey March files from 1962
NHGIS: Tabular U.S. census data and GIS boundary files from 1790 to 2000
Data from Library Databases
Use these library databases to look at multidisciplinary research data that you can incorporate into your paper to solidify your argument.
Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)*
Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research maintains and provides access to a vast archive of social science data for research and instruction.
iPOLL Databank (Roper)*
full text database of 500,000 questions from national public opinion surveys since 1935 and updated daily. iPOLL includes survey results data from academic, commercial and media survey organizations such as Gallup, Harris Interactive, Pew Research Associates, ABC, CBS, Wall Street Journal and many more. Many data sets are available for download in ASCII or SPSS format.
An online research tool designed to provide quick and easy access to current and historical census data and demographic information.