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Macro Data


Official Business Cycle Dates
NBER

"The American Business Cycle: Continuity and Change"   Historic Data Tables
Gordon

Experimental Coincident, Leading and Recession Indexes
Stock, Watson

Index of African Governance
Rotberg, Gisselquist

Penn-World Tables
Feenstra, Inklaar, Timmer

Barro-Lee
Barro, Lee

Cross-country Historical Adoption of Technology (CHAT) data
Comin, Hobijn

Economic Policy Uncertainty
Baker, Bloom, Davis

A History of U.S. Foreign-Exchange-Market Interventions
Bordo, Humpage, Schwartz

Occupational Wages around the World
Freeman, Oostendorp

Macro History Database
NBER

Savings, Investment, and Gold in 13 countries (1850-1945)
Jones, Obstfeld

Social Security Pension Reform in Europe
Feldstein, Siebert

Historical Cross-Country Technological Adoption: Dataset
Comin, Hobijn

Facts and Fantasies about Commodity Futures
Gorton, Rouwenhorst

US Industrial Production Index 1790 - 1915
Davis

Industry, Productivity, and Digitization Data


Job Creation and Destruction Data
Haltiwanger et al

Management Practices Data
Bloom, Van Reenen

Manufacturing Industry Productivity Database
Becker, Gray, Marvakov

Internet and Economy Digitization Report
Shiller

Economics of Digitization Data Sources
Reimers

Public Sector Collective Bargaining Law Data
Valletta, Freeman

Form 990 data on tax exempt organizations
IRS

International Trade Data


Price Quantity Indexes and Values for U.S. Exports and Imports, 1879-1923
Lipsey

SITC Rev 2 and NAICS (1997)
Feenstra,Lipsey

U.S. Trade by 1972-SIC category, 1958-1994
Feenstra

U.S. Trade by 1987-SIC, 1972-2005; NAICS 1989-2005; HS 1989-2008
Concordance between HS and SIC/NAICS; Concordance of HS codes over time
Schott
Pierce and Schott

U.S. Imports by TSUSA, HS, SITC, 1972-2001
Feenstra

U.S. Imports by SAS and Stata, 1972-2001
Feenstra

U.S. Exports by TSUSA, HS, SITC, 1972-2001
Feenstra

U.S. Exports by SAS and Stata, 1972-2001
Feenstra

U.S. Tariffs, 1989-2001
Romalis

U.S. Antidumping Database and Links
Blonigen

World Trade Data ( choose World Import and Export Data )
Feenstra, Lipsey

Individual Data


Angrist Archive
Joshua Angrist

Boston Youth Labor (Market) Survey, 1980, 1989
Freeman, Katz

Collaborative Perinatal (CPP)
NINCDS

Consumer Expenditure Survey Extracts
Harris, Sabelhaus (CBO)

Current Population Survey
BLS

Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS)
NHTSA

Gould Sample
Costa

National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NAMCS)
NCHS

National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)
NCHS

National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NHAMCS)
NCHS

Reading National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) Data with SAS, SPSS, or Stata
Roth

Survey of Economic Expectations
Dominitz, Manski

Survey of Income and Program Participation
Census

Survey of Program Dynamics
Census

Thorndike-Hagen
Thorndike, Hagen

Union Army Data Set
Fogel

Worker Representation survey
Freeman, Rogers

Healthcare Data -- Hospitals, Providers, Drugs


CMS' Compare Data -- CMS' Physician Compare Data
CMS

CMS' Impact File Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS)
CMS

CMS' Prospective Payment System (PPS)
CMS

Reading CMS'  Healthcare Cost Report Information System (HCRIS) datasets using SAS
CMS

CMS National Plan and Provider Enumeration System (NPPES) Files
CMS

CMS National Provider Identifier (NPI) to Unique Physician Identification Number (UPIN) Crosswalk
CMS

CMS National Provider Identifier (NPI) to State License Crosswalk
CMS

CMS Provider of Service (POS) files
CMS

CMS Medicare Provider Charge Data
CMS

CMS ICD-9-CM to and from ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Crosswalk or General Equivalence Mappings
CMS

CMS CBSA, MSA, and State Wage Index Files
CMS

CMS SSA to FIPS CBSA and MSA County Crosswalks
CMS

CMS SSA to FIPS State and County Crosswalks
CMS

Drugs@FDA -- FDA Approved Drug Products Data
FDA

FDA Orange Book Data -- Approved Drug Products with Therapeutic Equivalence Evaluations
FDA

FDA Premarket Notification 510(k) Database
FDA

FDA Product Classification Database
FDA

National Drug Code (NDC) Data
FDA

Demographic and Vital Statistics


Vital Statistics Books ( Historical )
NCHS

Vital Statistics Births
NCHS

Interactive index to Vital Statistics Births 1931-1968
NCHS

Reading SEER U.S. County Population Data with SAS, SPSS, or Stata 1969-on
Roth

Vital Statistics Births and Infant Mortality 1920-1945
Cutler, Norberg, Norton

Vital Statistics Births 1940-1968
Finkelstein, Heidi Williams

Vital Statistics Mortality Data
NCHS

Vital Statistics Deaths - Historical 1900 - 1936
Grant Miller

Vital Statistics Marriage and Divorce
NCHS

US Decennial Population by County and State 1900-1990
Roth

US Intercensal Population by County and State 1970-2012
Roth, James Wang

US Intercensal Population by State, Age and Sex 1970-1999
Census

Work-Family Policies and Other Data
Waldfogel, Han, Ruhm

Patent and Scientific Papers Data


U.S. Patents
Hall, Jaffe, Tratjenberg

NBER-Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Scientific Papers Database
Adams, Clemmons

Nobel Laureate Data
Jones, Weinberg

Other Data


Data Appendixes from NBER Working Papers and Books
NBER

ZIP Code Distance Database - ZIP Code Tabulation Area (ZCTA) Distance Database
Census

County Distance Database
Census

City Distance Database - Place Distance Database
Census

Census Tract Distance Database
Census

School District Databook (SDDB)
NCES

Tax Model File Documentation
Feenberg

Segregation Data
Cutler, Glaeser, Vigdor

State Constitutions Project
Wallis

NIH CRISP (Computer Retrieval of Information on Scientific Projects)
Lichtenberg

Business Travel Index
Borenstein

Reading PUMS Data (Public Use Microdata Sample) for 1990 and 2000 with SAS, SPSS, or Stata
Roth

Reading 1970 Census Summary File 1A with SAS, SPSS, or Stata
Roth

Reading large datasets into Access or Excel
Roth

Matched set of Indonesian BPS subdistrict (kecamatan) codes for the period 1976-2002 for use with corresponding BPS data
Olken

Resume audit experiment computer program
Lahey

Older data formerly at anonymous FTP
NBER

Links to child health datasets
Norberg


Send questions to Jean Roth at jroth@nber.org


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