2000 new data sets on the US economy
This data comes from a fantastic resource maintained by The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis named FRED (Federal Reserve Economic Data).
Here are some favorites:
- Civilian unemployment in the US
- Employment to population ratio in the US
- Federal government receipts and spending since the Great Depression
- Those covered by health insurance in Mississipi vs. those not
- Women as a percentage of the labour force
- Changes in the consumer price index in 15 countries going back to 1950
- The Gold Certificate Account as a part of the Federal Reserve’s total assets (hint: it’s negligible)
There are also 18 truly amazing data sets with comparable indicators (such as employment, income and population) across all U.S. counties.
And there is plenty more! Try searching the data yourself.