Data Links

Updated periodically…

Country-level (international)
Politics
POLITY IV
Development
Center for International Development
World Health Organization Databases
International Labor Organization databases
UNESCO Institute for Statistics
World Bank macroeconomic datasets
Penn World Tables
World Bank’s World Development Indicators
FAO’s Food Security Indicators
OECD Program for International Student Assessment
Science/Technology
OECD’s MSTI
USPTO’s search page (patent data)
ISI Web of Science (publications data)
Other
World Values Survey

Domestic (U.S.)
U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis
Public Policy Institute of California

General
The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
NORC’s General Social Survey

Polarizing politics
National Elections Studies
Party Unity Scores
Bonica’s ideological scores
Harvard’s Cooperative Congressional Election Study

Media
Pew’s Center for the People & the Press
Gallup
N
ielsen’s reports
Editor and Publisher International Yearbook

Environment/Energy
Pew’s Clean Energy Economy
Department of Energy’s open government portal

Firm-level data
Carbon Disclosure Project
Verdantix
Global Reporting Initiative
Climate Strategies and Climate Change Capital

Human capital
American Institute of Physics
National Science Board’s Science and Engineering Indicators
OECD Program for International Student Assessment

Chicago
Chicago Data Portal

Policy-related (reports)
Pew’s Environmental Initiatives
American Institute of Physics outreach
Public Agenda’s reports
ATP (Advanced Technology Program) statistics

Northeast Asia
Korea
ETRI’s technology transfer center
KOSEF’s Centers of Excellence
ITEP data on SME promotion (in Korean)
Taiwan
National Science Council
ITRI

Links to other dataset compilations
Michael Kremer’s datasets
Bronwyn Hall’s datasets

Field experiments
Esther Duflo et al.’s toolkit
Gerber and Green’s data

Other
National Academies’ Board on Science, Technology and Economic Policy
The Commonwealth Fund’s data page