Economy

The Government Finance Database by Willamette University

http://www.willamette.edu/mba/research_impact/public_datasets/

Atkinson Graduate School of Management at Willamette University is offering a single, coherent resource that contains all of the census data from 1967 through the most recent update, uses easy to understand natural-language variable names, and can be extended when new data is available.

The Tax Foundation

http://taxfoundation.org/data

This site provides state-by-state and country-by-country information on a wide variety of taxes, including: tax rates; exemptions and credits; collections; and, total tax burden.

Data Enforcement, The U.S. Department of Labor

http://enforcedata.dol.gov/homePage.php

This site aims to make the enforcement data, collected by these agencies in the exercise of their mission, accessible and searchable. It intends, also , to engage you the public in new and creative ways of using this data. 

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Database

http://www.imf.org/external/data.htm

The IMF publishes a range of time series data on IMF lending, exchange rates and other economic and financial indicators. Manuals, guides, and other material on statistical practices at the IMF, in member countries, and of the statistical community at large are also available.

The National Bureau of Economic Research

http://www.nber.org/

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. The NBER is committed to undertaking and disseminating unbiased economic research in a scientific manner, and without policy recommendations, among public policymakers, business professionals, and the academic community.

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

http://www.federalreserve.gov/econresdata/default.htm  

The Fed publishes detailed information regarding: U.S. money supply and reserves; U.S. financial (macroeconomic) accounts; interest rates; industrial production and capacity utilization, and consumer credit.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/

BLS generates a large body of current statistical evidence on topics such as inflation, unemployment, employment, future job creation projections, pay and benefits, workplace injuries, and international labor statistics.

U.S. Bureau or Economic Analysis

www.bea.gov/

BEA provides statistics based on the national income and product (i.e., macroeconomic) accounts.  Topics include gross domestic product imports and exports, corporate profits, personal income, savings, and government receipts and expenditures.  Statistics are available at the national and regional level, with GDP available by state and metropolitan area.

U.S. Department of Agriculture

http://www.ers.usda.gov/data-products.aspx

USDA’s Agricultural Research Service provides statistics on crop production, animal products, market conditions, food safety, nutrition, and farm populations.

U.S. Department of the Treasury

http://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/data-chart-center/Pages/index.aspx

This site provides summary statistics for various bond rates, and monthly updates on key economic indicators.

U.S. Internal Revenue Service Tax-Stats

http://www.irs.gov/uac/Tax-Stats-2

The IRS publishes summaries of data taken from personal and corporate tax forms, as well as information for nonprofit and charitable organizations.

Small Business Administration (SBA) 7a Business Loans

https://www.ire.org/blog/nicar/2015/03/20/updated-small-business-loans-data-now-available/

A database information about loans guaranteed by the U.S. Small Business Administration under its main lending program, known as 7a. The data include loans approved by the SBA since 1990, when Congress created the agency to help entrepreneurs form or expand small enterprises. It is a chargeable database. 

 

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