Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research data archive of more than 800,000 files of research in the social sciences. It hosts 16 specialized collections of data in education, aging, criminal justice, substance abuse, terrorism, and other fields.
A MyData account is required to download members-only data and some publicly available data. Over 700+ studies are available for online data analysis (i.e., no downloading required) using Survey Documentation Analysis (SDA). Help Center Resources for Instructors Teaching with DataNote: Questions regarding data holdings should be directed to: Lynn Mayo, ICPSR Official Representative at Hamilton College, Burke Library, 315-859-4746.
The GSS contains a standard core of demographic, behavioral and attitudinal questions tracking the opinions of Americans, plus topics of special interest. Many of the core questions have remain unchanged since 1972 to facilitate time trend studies.The GSS takes the pulse of America, and has tracked the opinions of Americans over the last four decades.
Pew research focuses on U.S. politics and policy; journalism and media; internet, science and technology; religion and public life; Hispanic trends; global attitudes and trends; and U.S. social and demographic trends.
The IMF publishes a range of time series data on IMF lending, exchange rates and other economic and financial indicators. Popular datasets include International Financial Statistics, Direction of Trade, Balance of Payments, Government Finance Statistics, and more.
Comprehensive selection of economic, social and environmental indicators, drawing on data from the World Bank and more than 30 partner agencies. More than 900 indicators for 210 economies. Coverage: 1960-present.
A longitudinal data series. The archive has 194 variables and contains data for over 200 country units. Variables cover demographic, social, political, and economic topics. Data files are in an Excel format. Coverage: 1815-2010 (excluding the two modern wartime periods, 1914-1918 and 1940-1945).