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Social Welfare Policy Data

General Sources for Data--Finding Tools

Google Dataset Search  https://datasetsearch.research.google.com/

Google Public Data  Explorer     https://www.google.com/publicdata/directory

MSU Library Guide   https://libguides.lib.msu.edu/c.php?g=96631&p=626754

Data Sources

Census Bureau: http://www.census.gov  A huge collection of free data.--Also helpful are:

Bureau of Labor Statistics http://stats.bls.gov/blshome.html Another great government site for data.

CIA The On-line Factbook is a treasure trove for Comparative Social Policy

Gig Economy Data Hub  https://www.gigeconomydata.org/basics

Global Database on the Prevention of Violence Against Women

Health Care Data https://data.healthcare.gov/datasets

Health Fraud Data Base USFDA

Kids Count (Anne Casey Foundation): http://www.aecf.org Good data source on children's issues

Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research: http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/ A huge data library with the results
from many studies available for secondary analysis

National Center for Educational Statistics  http://nces.ed.gov/

National Center for Health Statistics http://www.cdc.gov/nchswww

OECD Public Integrity Indicators


 Police Data Initiative  https://www.policedatainitiative.org/datasets/


Social Policy Indicators Dataset https://www.su.se/social-policy-indicators-database/data

Social Security   http://www.ssa.gov Some interesting data on social insurance issues.

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