Tag Archives: data

Local Elections in America Project: “a digital archive of past election results”

Here is their website. From a quick glance, it seems to have election data since 1970 for most if not all elected offices ranging from local to federal offices. Awesome. HT:@BrendanNyhan

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The Impact of Unemployment Insurance on Job Search: Evidence from Google Search Data

From Scott Baker and Andrey Fradkin: We use Google search data to construct the first high-frequency, location-specific index of job search activity (GJSI). We demonstrate the GJSI’s validity and study the effect of increased unemployment insurance (UI) on job search activity. … Continue reading

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Global Warming in 16 seconds

Watch this awesome 16 second video showing how summer temperatures have evolved since 1950. HT: Marginal Revolution

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