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Public Opinion on Social Issues GSS 04, 02, 96, 89, 82, 75
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Simplified datasets for SPSS covering public opinion on social issues. The same ...

Simplified datasets for SPSS covering public opinion on social issues. The same questions were repeated over the course of several surveys from 1974 to 2004. Students can work with data both over time and for a single survey. Teaches students data analysis skills as well as about changes in beliefs over the past thirty years.

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Elizabeth N. Nelson and Edward E. Nelson
Skyrms: Chapter 1: additional information
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Overiview of a lesson, from a class at the University of British ...

Overiview of a lesson, from a class at the University of British Columbia, covering further topics in the use of game theory to explain the evolution of the social contract as explained by Brian Skyrms's book.

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Mathematics
History, Law, Politics
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Paul Bartha
Univeristy of British Columbia
I-10 Population Density Profile, 2010
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Running from Los Angeles to Jacksonville, I-10 passes through 8 states and ...

Running from Los Angeles to Jacksonville, I-10 passes through 8 states and several major cities and traverses the 3rd largest population among the country's interstate highways. Population density within 5 miles of the interstate show several lengths with very low population density, including stretches between El Paso and San Antonio. Selected cities along the route are labeled, for reference, with cities of 250,000 or more shown in bold and with filled circles.

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US Census Bureau
Economics 14.12: Lecture 2
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Lecture notes for a lesson at MIT on game theoretical approaches to ...

Lecture notes for a lesson at MIT on game theoretical approaches to decision making, including decision making with uncertain information and analysis of risk. The lesson primarily covers game theory and not economic applications.

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Mathematics
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Lesson Plan
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Muhamet Yildiz
Economics 14.126 Problem Set III
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Problem set for a PhD level economics class at MIT covering game ...

Problem set for a PhD level economics class at MIT covering game theory. The questions are purely theoretical and do not deal substantially with economic applications. Solutions are available here: http://dspace.mit.edu/bitstream/handle/1721.1/80316/14-12-fall-2005/contents/assignments/ps3sol.pdf.

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Mathematics
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Lesson
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Author:
Drew Fudenberg, Sergei Izmalkov
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Percentage of the Labour Force 15 Years and Over, Who Lived in a Different Province or Territory 5 Years Ago by 2006 Census Divisions (CDs)
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Map shows census divisions (a variably sized region ranging from 1100 and ...

Map shows census divisions (a variably sized region ranging from 1100 and 2.5 million people) color coded by the percentage of people living in the area that lived in a different province or territory five years ago. CDs in sparsely populated regions are excluded. The map suggests that there is a great deal of migration into Alberta -- likely to work in the oil industry.

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Geoscience
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Diagram/Illustration
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Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
Statistics Canada
Labor participation rate, male (% of male population ages 15+)
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Data set and map pertaining to labor force participation rates for men ...

Data set and map pertaining to labor force participation rates for men in all countries. The World Bank specifies male labor force participation as a World Development Indicator (WDI) -- the statistical benchmark that helps measure the progress of development.

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International Labour Organization
World Bank
Labor participation rate, male (% of male population ages 15+)
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Data set and map pertaining to labor force participation rates for men ...

Data set and map pertaining to labor force participation rates for men in all countries. The World Bank specifies male labor force participation as a World Development Indicator (WDI) -- the statistical benchmark that helps measure the progress of development.

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World Bank
Labor participation rate, female (% of female population ages 15+)
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Data set and map pertaining to labor force participation rates for women ...

Data set and map pertaining to labor force participation rates for women in all countries. The World Bank specifies female labor force participation as a World Development Indicator (WDI) -- the statistical benchmark that helps measure the progress of development.

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Life Science
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International Labour Organization
World Bank
Labor participation rate, total (% of total population ages 15+)
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Data set and map pertaining to total labor force participation rates for ...

Data set and map pertaining to total labor force participation rates for all countries. The World Bank specifies labor force participation as a World Development Indicator (WDI) -- the statistical benchmark that helps measure the progress of development.

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International Labour Organization
World Bank
Following the Frontier Line, 1790 to 1890
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In 1890, the Superintendent of the Census described the western part of ...

In 1890, the Superintendent of the Census described the western part of the country as having so many pockets of settled area that a frontier line could no longer be said to exist. The advance of the frontier line that characterized shifts in population distribution for the previous 100 years was complete. This series of maps highlights population expansion into new territory, subsequent gains in population density, and increasing urbanization.

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US Census Bureau
National Science Foundation Surveys of Public Understanding of Science and Technology, 1979-2006
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Longitudinal National Science Foundation survey taken twelve times over the period 1979-2006 ...

Longitudinal National Science Foundation survey taken twelve times over the period 1979-2006 asking members of the public about their levels of understanding of the state of science and technology and the places in which they get their science information.

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Technology
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Data Set
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Roper Center at the University of Connecticut
West Nile Virus Maps and Data for 1993 - 2012
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West Nile virus disease is a nationally notifiable condition. These are reports ...

West Nile virus disease is a nationally notifiable condition. These are reports of incidents and maps of incidents by state and county.

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Life Science
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Diagram/Illustration
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Centers For Disease Control and Prevention
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Atlas
US Foreign Policy towards Haiti 1994: A Data-Driven Learning Guide
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The goal of this exercise is to explore US foreign policy and ...

The goal of this exercise is to explore US foreign policy and the way US citizens view these policies and their implementation. In this exercise, we will explore foreign policy towards Haiti in 1994. Frequency tables and crosstabs will be used.

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ICPSR
Methane emissions (kt of CO2 equivalent)
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List of countries with their annual methane emissions. The data are from ...

List of countries with their annual methane emissions. The data are from 2005. The data are given in total annual emissions, thus must be compared with economic activity, geographic and most importantly, population data to be relevant.

Subject:
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Physics
Geoscience
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Lesson
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World Bank
Economics 201B: Game Theory Problem Set #2
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Problem set for an economics class at UCLA focusing on game theory. ...

Problem set for an economics class at UCLA focusing on game theory. This set of questions focuses on Bayesian Games and mechanism design, specifically, sequentiality, signaling, the Beer-Quiche game, the Hold Up Problem, the Revelation Principle and the Principle-Agent Problem.

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Mathematics
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Lecture Notes
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Author:
David Levine
University of California-Los Angeles
Econ 2 Practice First Exam
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Exam -- twenty questions of multiple choice and four free response -- ...

Exam -- twenty questions of multiple choice and four free response -- for an introductory or intermediate undergraduate (or advanced AP) economics class. Covers topics such as supply and demand, taxes, subsidies and dead weight loss, marginal revenue/marginal cost, competition and imperfect competition.

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Author:
James Hamilton
University of California-San Diego