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Data Resources for Poltical Science and Political Scientists

CD-ROM/Non-Web Databases

Banks Cross-National Time-Series (CNTS) Data Archive
The Banks CNTS Data Archive contains time-series data from 1815 onward on a wide range of political, economic, and social indicators. The data include some supplementary events-level data on individual events that are aggregated to produce specific variables in the time-series data. Access to the CNTS data is limited to current Emory faculty/staff/students and is for academic use only.

Catalist
Catalist is a database on voting registration and behavior and aggregated demographics that is used for data-analytics purposes by political campaigns. Emory has an academic license for querying underlying data to produce aggregated tables that also provides access to a 1% sample of active voter registration records. Access is via password. Please contact the Center for access. Access to Catalist is limited to current Emory faculty/staff/students and is for academic use only.

Datastream
Datastream is a very comprehensive source for data on exchange rates, interest rates, prices, stocks, and various other macroeconomic and microeconomic data. It is available on workstations in Center for Digital Scholarship. Guides for Datastream are available via Stanford University and via Erasmus University. To use Datastream, please contact Dr. Robert O'Reilly. Access to Datastream is limited to current Emory faculty/staff/students and is for academic use only.