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American National Election Studies
Since 1948, the ANES has provided times series data from their national surveys about voter behaviors and attitudes and are collected before and after presidential and midterm elections
Data.gov compiles data from the U.S. federal, state, and local governments. Data are provided by 175 organizations, including federal agencies.
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
Academics who are interested in the world economic, social, educational, en environmental issues such as agriculture and food, development, economics, education, employment, energy, environment, finance and investment, governance, industry and services, nuclear energy, science and technology, social issues, migration and health, taxation, trade, transport, and urban, rural, and regional development.
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Access: OECD has some open access information. UofL subscribes to OECD's Main Economic Indicators and Quarterly National Accounts / Comptes Nationaux Trimestriels.
Statistical Abstract of the United States (1878-2012)
"Comprehensive summary of data on political, social, and economic organizations of the United States."
Provided by the World Bank, World DataBank allows you to locate, analyze, and visualize time series data on myriad topics.
Statistical Sites on the Web
Provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, this site is a gateway for other statistical agencies and organizations.
Statistics provided by the United Nations.
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World Public Opinion
"WorldPublicOpinion.org is an international collaborative project whose aim is to give voice to public opinion around the world on international issues. As the world becomes increasingly integrated, problems have become increasingly global, pointing to a greater need for understanding between nations and for elucidating global norms. With the growth of democracy in the world, public opinion has come to play a greater role in the foreign policy process. WorldPublicOpinion.org seeks to reveal the values and views of publics in specific nations around the world as well as global patterns of world public opinion.
WorldPublicOpinion.org was initiated by and is managed by the Program on International Policy Attitudes." Description provided by PIPA
Provides quick facts & easy stats based on the Current Population Survey, American Community Survey, and other Census-produced data. Use American FactFinder for other Census data sources.