Along with IE Business School, Brown University Library gives you access to numerous resources that will support your work in the Executive MBA program. This guide offers starting points for your research.
A web-based mapping, analytics, and data visualization application that incorporates access to many different demographic and consumer data sets.
SimplyAnalytics is an online data exploration and mapping tool that incorporates access to many different data sets including data from the US Census. Spatial data can be exported to ESRI Shapefile format. Tabular data can be exported in multiple formats for use with Microsoft Excel or other statistical analysis programs and maps and other visualization outputs can be exported to various graphic formats for including in reports and papers. For first time users, please register with SimplyAnalytics using your Brown email address and do so while you are connected to the internet via Brown University's network.
A data and web mapping application that provides access to thousands of indicators related to housing, crime, mortgages, health, jobs, demographics and education, current.
Current; Policymap is an online data and mapping application that gives access to over 15,000 indicators related to housing, crime, mortgages, health, jobs, demographics and education. Data are available at all common geographies (address, block group, census tract, zip code, county, city, state, MSA) as well as unique geographies like school districts and political boundaries. Data come from both public and proprietary sources. Many of the public files are available for download. Through PolicyMap, you can access all data in interactive maps, tables, charts, reports and through a unique analytic tool. You may also upload your own address level data and share your data and interactive maps with others.Tutorials.
Public Use Microdata Samples from the decennial census (1850 to present) and the American Community Survey (2000 to present). Anonymous samples of records from these series (full count data is available for series where confidentiality has expired - see history section above).
FRASER is a digital library of U.S. economic, financial, and banking history—particularly the history of the Federal Reserve System - from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. When used in connection with data contained in FRED (Federal Reserve Economic Data) and ALFRED (Archival Federal Reserve Data), FRASER allows the researcher to create uninterrupted data series by accessing sources previously available only in printed form and those currently available electronically (on FRED and ALFRED).
Current and historical; NBER is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization dedicated to promoting a greater understanding of how the economy works. Provides data sets about macroeconomics, industry, international trade, individual income and expenditure data, etc.
A source of comparable statistics on the health and health care systems of the OECD economies, includes data found in the publication Health at a Glance, discontinued 8/2023.
Current; OECD Health Data is a source of comparable statistics on health and health care systems of the OECD economies. It enables health researchers and policy advisors in governments, the private sector and the academic community to carry out comparative analyses and draw lessons from cross-country comparisons of national health care systems. Many time series going back as far as 1960. Main fields covered include:
* Health Status * Health Care Resources * Health Care Utilisation * Expenditure on Health * Health Care Financing * Social Protection * Pharmaceutical Market * Non-medical Determinants of Health * Demographic References * Economic References
A source for statistics on public and mandatory and voluntary private social expenditure at the program level, current available.
Current available; OECD Social and Welfare Statistics includes a dataset in the area of social expenditure, of which the main social policy areas are as follows: old age, survivors, incapacity-related benefits, health, family, active labour market programmes, unemployment, housing, and other social policy areas. It also includes income distribution, which covers comparable data on the distribution of household income to provide both a point of reference for judging the performance of any country and an opportunity to assess the role of common drivers as well as drivers that are country-specific. Benefits and Wages series addresses the complicated interactions of tax and benefit systems for different family types and labour market situations, and the Child Well-Being dataset compares 21 policy-focused measures of child well-being in six areas, chosen to cover the major aspects of childrens lives: material well being; housing and environment; education; health and safety; risk behaviours; and quality of school life. Finally, Pensions at a Glance is covering all 34 OECD countries, and is designed to show future entitlements for workers who entered the labour market in 2008 and spend their entire working lives under the same set of rules.