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China Census Datasets
A collection of zipped census datasets (spreadsheets and/or shapefiles).
China Data Online
A collection of statistics about China.
A very large dynamic repository with the ability to ingest massive amounts of statistical data combined with descriptive content and a robust suite of visualization, search, and analysis capabilities on a single platform. Includes 90+ billion data points, 2+ billion time series, ~5000 datasets, 16 major subject categories. For more information go to http://data-planet.libguides.com/index.php.
ICMA provides customized data sets from their surveys for various years in certain subjects. Survey data is provided for County and Municipal forms of government.
Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)
World's largest archive of political and social research data.
International Country Risk Guide (ICRG) : Table 3B Political Stability Data
This ICRG file provides political risk ratings for 140 countries.
International Terrorism : Attributes of Terrorist Events : ITERATE
ITERATE covers the genesis of contemporary international terrorism. The Excel file covers coding of the incidents for 1968 through 2010. It combines a family of four distinct but interrelated files which count the most salient components of international terrorism: Common File 1968-2010, Hostage File 1978-2005, Fate File 1978-1991, Skyjack File 1978-1991. Documentation is available in the ITERATE Codebook.
LandScan Global Population Database and Archive (East View Geospatial) WebApp
The LandScan Global Population Database, developed at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, represents the finest resolution global population distribution database available. Offering the most accurate (one-kilometer resolution over an average 24 hour period) and reliable, geographically based, population distribution model, LandScan is a useful application in research, educational, humanitarian and corporate settings. The LandScan Global Archive includes all of the historical datasets of the LandScan Global Population Database back to the year 2000.
LandScan Datasets (global coverage by year) for GIS software use 2000-Current
Roper Center for Public Opinion Research
An extensive archive of public opinion information, providing access to the iPOLL database, a database of 500,000 questions and answers asked in the U.S. since 1935, and access to the datasets of survey results through RoperExpress. This link connects you to the iPOLL database. To search the Datasets Collection, click on the Datasets link at the top of the iPOLL page.
Social Explorer provides quick and easy access to current and
historical census data and demographic information. Users can create
maps and reports to better illustrate, analyze and understand
demography and social change. For information about the new beta-site, go to http://www.socialexplorer.com/pub/blog/?p=2317.
Limited to 5 simultaneous users. When you are finished please
Social Science Electronic Data Library (SSEDL)
Library of data files from eight topically-based health and social science collections.
U.S. Foreign Trade Data
Broad data coverage from various international and national sources.
Includes the content that was in the United Nations Common Database,
which has been discontinued.
World Bank Data
Contains World Development Indicators, Global Development Finance, and additional statistical data files from the World Bank.
Last 20+ years
Datafiles containing annual and quarterly financial statistics for publicly traded companies. Available through Wharton Research Data Service (WRDS).
2005 - 2011
Simmons OneView (formerly Simmons Choices3) provides access to U.S.
consumer statistics on product usage, spending behavior, media habits
and more. This database can be used to create customized reports
analyzing the demographics and users' psychographic characteristics of
product usage. The data is generated from the Simmons National Consumer
Study (NCS), which does sampling U.S. population several times a year.
For help in using, see this UT Libraries Research Guide . Access limited to
11 concurrent users. OneView will log out after 2 hours of
inactivity. This an across the board restriction and does not have a
** The UT Library is currently experiencing
off-campus access problems with Simmons Oneview. Until this
problem is resolved, please use VPN for remote
SimplyMap is a database with web-based mapping application that lets
users create professional-quality thematic maps and reports using
demographic, business, and marketing data. Use the Guest Login if you do not have an account. Limited to 3 simultaneous users.
Wharton Research Data Services
Access to Audit Analytics, Board Analyst, Standard & Poor's COMPUSTAT, Center for Research in Security Prices (CRSP), and Trade and Quote (TAQ) databases.