A work-in-progress collection of easy (and some not so easy) to access data sets. Created for the Data Analytics for Economists course at the University of Wisconsin -- Madison, but all are welcome. Suggestions and corrections are always appreciated (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Data blogs and other resources
- The FRED blog: Short posts on topical economic questions and observations.
- Reddit's data is beautiful: As much chaff as wheat, but worth an occasional look.
Fivethirtyeight: Economics, sports politcs...a bit of everything.
COMTRADE visualization: Showcases visualizations that use COMTRADE data. Some good stuff and some good examples of overwrought, hard to follow visualizations.