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Statistical Information & Data: Economics

A guide to mining Social Science Stats & Data at the UGA Libraries

UGA Databases

Datastream: Datastream provides current and historical data from international financial markets. Access restricted to University of Georgia users. Ask at the Main Library Reference Desk.

CRSP/Compustat Merged Database: WRDS = A database on Wharton Research Data Services. Use restricted to UGA faculty, PhD & Masters students with a WRDS account. Apply for an account at http://wrds.wharton.upenn.edu

Executive Compensation: WRDS = A database on Wharton Research Data Services. Use restricted to UGA faculty, PhD & Masters students with a WRDS account. Apply for an account at http://wrds.wharton.upenn.edu

SNL UGA faculty and students only; Internet, requires registration from a UGA IP address using a valid UGA email address; requires Google Chrome or Internet Explorer

Local

Georgia County Guide The most recent edition is shelved at the Main Library Reference Desk on the 1st floor. Feel free to ask the Reference staff to use it.

Metro Atlanta Equity Atlas - Economic Development Maps  The Metro Atlanta Equity Atlas (MAEA) is an online data tool, designed to connect local stakeholders to timely, accurate data. MAEA “well-being” categories include demographics, economic development, education, environment, health, housing, public safety and transportation.

State and National

Bureau of Economic Analysis The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) promotes a better understanding of the U.S. economy by providing the most timely, relevant, and accurate economic accounts data in an objective and cost-effective manner.
Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED) FRED is a database of 22,331 U.S. economic time series. With FRED you can download data in Microsoft Excel and text formats and view charts of data series.
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics The Bureau of Labor Statistics is the principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics.
U.S. Energy Information Administration The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) collects, analyzes, and disseminates independent and impartial energy information to promote sound policymaking, efficient markets, and public understanding of energy and its interaction with the economy and the environment.

International