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Government Receipts, Outlays, and Related Data (1947-2009)
This data set contains a breakdown of Federal receipts and outlays as well as GDP, IPD, and population for 1947-2009.
adaviesDec 18, 20108KB120
Economics and Policy.xls
Growth RGDP: RGDP is real gross domestic product. The growth in real gross domestic product is the common measure of a country's economic health. Unemployment Rate: The number of unemployed people divided by the number of people in the labor force. The labor force includes only those who have a job or who are seeking a job. Employment Rate: The number of employed people divided by the working age population. The working age population includes all people from age 15 to 64, regardless of whether or not they are in the labor force. Federal Revenue per GDP: The total amount of money the Federal government receives expressed as a fraction of the size of the economy (GDP). Federal Spending per GDP: The total amount of money the Federal government spends expressed as a fraction of the size of the economy (GDP). Federal Debt per GDP: The total Federal debt expressed as a fraction of the size of the economy (GDP). Here, Federal debt includes both public debt outstanding (money the Federal government has borrowed from people, companies, and foreign governments) and intergovernmental debt (money the Federal government has borrowed from the Social Security trust fund). Top Federal Income Tax Rate: The Federal income tax rate paid by those in the highest tax bracket. Recession: This variable is 1 if the country was in recession in the indicated year and 0 otherwise. Democratic President: This variable is 1 if the President was a Democrat, 0 if the President was a Republican. Seats in House Held by Democrats: The number of Democrats in the House of Representative as a fraction of the total number of Representatives. Due to a small number of independents, the fraction of seats held by Republicans is approximately (but not exactly) one minus the fraction of seats held by Democrats. Seats in Senate Held by Democrats: The number of Democrats in the Senate as a fraction of the total number of Senators. Due to a small number of independents, the fraction of seats held by Republicans is approximately (but not exactly) one minus the fraction of seats held by Democrats. War: This variable is 1 if the country was at war, 0 otherwise.
adaviesNov 2, 20108KB1477
Gold Prices and DJIA
Daily percentage change in gold prices and in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Over the period (11/19/04 - 10/15/10), there is no significant difference in the average growth rates, but a significant difference in the volatilities.
adaviesOct 18, 201052KB413
Pittsburgh Steelers
Data on the Pittsburgh Steelers. Over the period (1943 - 2008), the median years of tenure for the head coach is 5.5. Test to see whether there is a signficant difference in the season wins for coaches with 5 or fewer years of tenure versus those with 6 or more.
adaviesOct 15, 20104KB235
Dell stock price
These are historical stock prices for Dell Computer. Open is the price at the start of trading. High and Low are the highest and lowest points the price reached during the trading day. Close is the price at the end of trading. Volume is the number of shares of Dell stock traded that day.
adaviesOct 3, 2010230KB424
Grades for Principles Economics
These are actual course grades (identifying information has been removed) for principles microeconomics and principles macroeconomics. Exams #1 and #2 are non-cumulative. The midterm (which occurs between exams 1 and 2) is cumulative. The final exam grade is not shown, but the course grade is. Test to see whether there is a significant difference in exam grades in the fall semester versus the spring.
adaviesOct 3, 201019KB617

 

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