Data Sets - Economics & Business
Data Set Sources by Subject - Economics & Business
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- These links contain downloadable data sets. The data sets may be available in a variety of formats: csv, Excel, SAS, SPSS, Stata, etc. Some may be available in multiple formats, some in only one (e.g., Excel.)
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- National, International, Regional, Industry, and Integrated U.S. economic accounts. Format of downloadable files varies; available mostly as Excel, csv, or text.
- Inflation and prices (including CPI), employment, unemployment, pay and benefits, etc., data. Retrieval tools provided, datasets downloadable as Excel files.
- This site contains a wealth of statistical data for European countries and regions, a large portion of which is on economics, finance, business, and labor. Individual tables retrieved by searching or browsing may be downloaded in Excel, csv, tsv, and SPSS, among other formats. Also there is a "bulk download" facility for downloading large data sets as zipped files.
FAOSTAT (Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations)
- FAOSTAT provides time-series and cross sectional data relating to food and agriculture for some 200 countries. Downloadable (csv) data are available for agricultural commodity prices, production price indices, fertilizer use and yields, fisheries, food security, land and water resources, labor, and trade.
- 41,000 economic time series from 39 sources. Downloadable zip files (Excel, comma or space delimited). Also you can download pdfs of graphs.
HUD (U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development) Data Sets
- Much of HUD data is economic/financial. Format varies depending on data and source.
- Company financial data can be downloaded as Excel files.
- Data in a variety of formats, from a variety of sources, not just NBER. Includes: macro, industry, international trade, individual, and other data, demographic and vital statistics.
- Historical Annual and Quarterly Data Tables are available to download as Excel files. Employment, Income, and "Other Indicators" (includes GDP, average wage rates, housing prices and starts, more.)
- Oregon Labor Market Information System (OLMIS) -- see Data Tools for a variety of ways to search and download data on Oregon employment/unemployment, occupations, and industries.
- Data and analysis of industries, companies, stocks, bonds, mutual funds, indexes. You can create custom tables and export them in csv or excel format.
- Tabular data on companies, industries, products and demographics. Small tables are downloadable as text files.
UNCTADStat – datasets from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
- In addition to extensive trade-related data, this includes data on economic trends, e.g. national accounts, going back to 1970. Tables are downloadable in .itv, .xls, and .csv format.