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  • UN Crime Data and Trends

    Offsite — General Background The collection of statistics on crime at the international level was first considered in 1853. The Economic and Social Council, in its resolution 1984/48 of 25 May 1984, requested that the Secretary-General maintain and develop the United Nations crime-related database by continuing to conduct surveys of crime trends and the operations of criminal ...
  • Measuring Worth: Interest Rates - US, UK, China, Japan

    Offsite — The mission of the site is to make available to the public the highest quality and most reliable historical data on important economic aggregates, with particular emphasis on nominal measures. The data have been created using the highest standards of the fields of economics and history and are rigorously refereed by the most distinguished researchers in the fields. ...
  • Normalized Campaign Contribution Data

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  • Child Support--Award and Recipiency Status of Custodial Parents: 2003

    Free Download — The Statistical Abstract files are distributed by the US Census Department as Microsoft Excel files. These files have data mixed with notes and references, multiple tables per sheet, and, worst of all, the table headers are not easily matched to their rows and columns. A few files had extraneous characters in the title. These were corrected to be consistent. A few files ...
  • Members of the European Parliament (5th parliamentary term - 1999 to 2004)

    Free Download — List of MEP (Members of the European Parliament) in the 4th term from 1999-2004. It includes the name, web profile ID and political group membership. The data has been obtained from the official website of the parliament: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/members/archive/term5.do?language=EN. The ID can be used to access each MEP’s profile via ...
  • Members of the European Parliament (4th parliamentary term - 1994–1999)

    Free Download — List of MEP (Members of the European Parliament) in the 4th term from 1994-1999. It includes the name, web profile ID and political group membership. The data has been obtained from the official website of the parliament: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/members/archive/term4.do?language=EN. The ID can be used to access each MEP’s profile via ...
  • Political Borders for Central American Countries

    Free Download — Included, are the political borders for all of Central American. Central America is bordered by Mexico on the north and Colombia on the south. It includes Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama.. The data was taken from Natural Earth, a public domain map dataset, featuring tightly integrated vector and raster data.
  • The Price of Weed, Marijuana, Cannabis - PriceOfWeed.com

    Offsite — What is Marijuana really worth? We want to crowdsource the street value of marijuana from the most accurate source possible: you, the consumer. Help by anonymously submitting data on the latest transaction you’ve made.
  • Employment Projections Data: Lawyers

    Offsite — The dataset from the National Employment Matrix provides the projected employment numbers for lawyers in the United States. The dataset divides the data by industry, while comparing 2008 figures with projected 2018 figures. The Employment Projections Program: Job openings result from the relationship between the population, labor force, and demand for goods and ...
  • Directory of Lawyers

    Offsite — The dataset is derived from the Southern District of West Virginia’s uscourts.gov website website, and includes the lawyer’s name, law firm, address, phone number, fax number, email address, and case numbers.
  • EUROPA -Activities of the European Union

    Offsite — This website provides approximately 3 000 summaries of EU legislation. They are offered in the form of factsheets disseminated under 32 thematic areas corresponding to the activities of the EU. The themes range from agriculture to transport, presenting comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of EU legislation. What is not covered, however, are legal decisions having only ...
  • Sunlight Foundation

    Offsite — The Sunlight Foundation is a non-profit, nonpartisan organization that uses the power of the Internet to catalyze greater government openness and transparency, and provides new tools and resources for media and citizens, alike. The are committed to improving access to government information by making it available online, indeed redefining “public” information as meaning ...
  • TX House Succession Infoboxes

    Free Download — This dataset consists of a collection of Infoboxes from Wikipedia on the topic of TX House Succession Box. Most common parameters for incumbents district = hometown = before = start = Most common parameters for previous member district = hometown = before = after = years = All parameters district = subdistrict = hometown = before = after = start = years = ...
  • U S Secretary Infboxes

    Free Download — This dataset consists of a collection of Infoboxes from Wikipedia on the topic of U S Secretary Box. Included in the dataset is a list of secretaries, their department, years of service, president, the individuals that served before and after them.
  • UK Statute Law Database Infoboxes

    Free Download — This dataset consists of a collection of Infoboxes from Wikipedia on the topic of the UK Statute Law Database (SLD). The dataset includes statutes, their corresponding names and dates.
  • Books about U.S. Politics

    Free Download — A network of books about US politics published around the time of the 2004 presidential election and sold by the online bookseller Amazon.com. Edges between books represent frequent copurchasing of books by the same buyers. The network was compiled by V. Krebs and is unpublished, but can found on Krebs’ web site.
  • Interest Rate Statistics

    Offsite — Treasury Yield Curve Rates. These rates are commonly referred to as “Constant Maturity Treasury” rates, or CMTs. Yields are interpolated by the Treasury from the daily yield curve. This curve, which relates the yield on a security to its time to maturity is based on the closing market bid yields on actively traded Treasury securities in the over-the-counter market. These ...
  • Interest Rate Statistics

    Offsite — Treasury Long-Term Average Rate and Extrapolation Factors. Beginning February 18, 2002, Treasury ceased publication of the 30-year constant maturity series. Instead, from February 19, 2002 through May 28, 2004, Treasury published a Long-Term Average Rate, “LT>25,” (not to be confused with the Long-Term Composite Rate, definitions below). In addition, Treasury published ...
  • 2006 Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted

    Offsite — Extraction of data regarding felonious and accidental in-the-line-of-duty deaths, as well as assaults on officers from the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program. Additional facts from data.gov Dataset Summary Date Released: Oct-07 Date Updated: Oct-07 Time Period: January 2006 through December 2006 Data.gov Data Category Type: Raw Data Catalog Frequency: ...
  • Interest Rate Statistics

    Offsite — Treasury Yield Curve Rates. These rates are commonly referred to as “Constant Maturity Treasury” rates, or CMTs. Yields are interpolated by the Treasury from the daily yield curve. This curve, which relates the yield on a security to its time to maturity is based on the closing market bid yields on actively traded Treasury securities in the over-the-counter market. These ...