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RESEARCH ORGANIZATIONS

Centre for Economics and Public Affairs (CEPA) - This research group at University of Toronto consisting of faculty members focuses on economic policy in the areas of health, education, labor and taxes.

Centre for Research on Economic and Social Policy (CRESP) - Cross-Departmental Research Centre for economic and social policy based at University of British Columbia.

DATA & ECONOMIC RESOURCES

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) - This website contains economic research by the most influential economists today, and some public use datasets.

Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID) - This is a longitudinal survey of 8000 families since 1968. It now includes a Child Development Supplement Dataset (CDS).

Integrated Public Use Sample (IPUMS) - The main datasets available are decennial census data of the United States, IPUMS-USA. There is a new extension which includes census data of other nations, IPUMS-International. The dataset is maintained by Minnesota Population Center at The University of Minnesota.  

Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) - Health Data from several developing nations may be obtained here.

Current Population Survey (CPS) - This is a monthly survey of about 50,000 households conducted by the Bureau of the Census for the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the United States.

National Longitudinal Survey (NLS) - There are several Longitudinal Surveys available here. Maintained by U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED) - A convenient online database that contains millions of economic time series for many countries.