Data expo

Social Science Data Expo - Jonsson Reading Room 1-5 PM

Participating data providers will be on-site to demo their data and answer any data questions that you may have:

Census (U.S.)

The Census Bureau is the leading source of quality data about the nation's people, business and economy. In addition to conducting a U.S. Census every ten years, it also continually conducts dozens of other census, surveys and estimates, including the American Community Survey, Economic Census and Population Estimates.  The Bureau's various censuses and surveys help allocate over $400 billion in federal funds every year and help states, local communities, and businesses make informed decisions.

Census data is available free of charge on the Census website: Data users can access data on many topics, such as age, sex, race/ethnicity, income, poverty, education, health insurance and are able to get data for the nation and down to their local city, zip code and neighborhood.  Business and economic data are also available to help make informed decisions about business expansion, economic development and tracking economic change.


CoreLogic (NYSE: CLGX) is a leading property information, analytics and solutions provider in the United States and Australia. The company's combined data from public, contributory and proprietary sources includes over 4.5 billion records spanning more than 50 years. CoreLogic serves the real estate, mortgage finance, insurance, capital markets, transportation and government sectors. The company, headquartered in Irvine, Calif., helps clients identify and manage growth opportunities, improve performance and mitigate risk. For more information, please visit

Loan-Level Market Analytics:  CoreLogic LoanPerformanceTM mortgage origination and performance data which has been contributed by servicers and spans the life of each loan.  These data include all standard loan origination metrics as well as monthly status and performance updates.

Deed Records:  More than 925 million historical real estate transactions from nearly 3,000 County Clerk/Recorder offices. Content includes but not limited sales, mortgages, and nominal transfers, legal lot, subdivision and developer, document recording information. Property Address and Owner Name elements also included.

Property Tax Records:  148 million Residential and Commercial property records collected from 3,100+ U.S. County Tax Assessor, Collector and Treasurer offices. Content includes but not limited to assessed, appraised, and/or market values and property taxes , recording and sale date, price, mortgage, lot and living square footage, bed, bath, square footage, fuel and heating types. Property Address and Owner Name elements also included.

Mortgage Performance:  CoreLogic mortgage origination and performance data, contributed by servicers and sourced from trustees, spans the life of each loan providing an in depth view of prepayment, delinquency, and default risk.  The data includes all standard loan origination metrics and is updated monthly with performance information

Access restricted to Stanford affiliates.


Data-Planet provides access to statistical information produced by U.S. Federal agencies, States, private organizations, and major intergovernmental organizations.

Data-Planet Statistical Datasets provides easy access to an extensive repository of standardized and structured statistical data. The Data-Planet repository contains more than 35 billion data points from more than 70 source organizations. The over 4.9 billion datasets in Data-Planet provide immediate access to data presented in charts, maps, graphs, and table form, via multiple points of entry.

Gallup Analytics

Gallup delivers analytics and advice to help leaders and organizations solve their most pressing problems. Combining more than 80 years of experience with its global reach, Gallup knows more about the attitudes and behaviors of employees, customers, students and citizens than any other organization in the world.

Gallup works with leaders and organizations to achieve breakthroughs in customer engagement, employee engagement, organizational culture and identity, leadership development, talent-based assessments, entrepreneurship and well-being. Our 2,000 professionals include noted scientists, renowned subject-matter experts and bestselling authors who work in a range of industries, including banking, finance, healthcare, consumer goods, automotive, real estate, hospitality, education, government and business-to-business (B2B).


ICPSR: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research

ICPSR is a membership-based, not-for-profit organization serving member colleges and universities by providing access to a large archive of machine-readable social science data, training facilities in basic and advanced techniques of quantitative social analysis, and resources that facilitate the use of advanced computer technology by social scientists. Provides a comprehensive list of ICPSR resources and services, information on membership and governance, links to national data archives affiliated with ICPSR, and contact information.


MapLight is a non-partisan, non-profit organization that "connects data on campaign contributions, politicians, votes, industries, companies, and more to show patterns of influence that could never be seen before." The result is visual, easy-to-understand data that shows how campaign contributions influence voting patterns in the US Congress. The intended audience is American taxpayers and consumers, as well as students, researchers, and journalists. Users can view the data in various ways: by bill, by legislator, by company, and by interest groups. Contributions data comes from the Center for Responsive Politics.

Sage Research Methods

SAGE Research Methods is a tool created to help researchers, faculty and students with their research projects. Users can explore methods concepts to help them design research projects, understand particular methods or identify a new method, conduct their research, and write up their findings. Since SAGE Research Methods focuses on methodology rather than disciplines, it can be used across the social sciences, health sciences, and other areas of research.

Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS)

Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) provides objective and authoritative financial and market data on more than 13,000 international companies in more than 80 countries around the world. Includes multi-year income statement, balance sheet and cash flow data. Up to 12 years of annual history. Monthly prices and dividends.

World Bank

The World Bank recognizes that transparency and accountability are essential to the development process and central to achieving the Bank’s mission to alleviate poverty. The Bank’s commitment to openness is also driven by a desire to foster public ownership, partnership and participation in development from a wide range of stakeholders. As a knowledge institution, the World Bank’s first step is to share its knowledge freely and openly. Statistics and data are a key part of that knowledge and are easily accessible on the web for all users. The World Bank provides free and open access to a comprehensive set of data about development in countries around the globe, together with other datasets cited in the data catalog. This World Bank Open Data website is designed to make World Bank data easy to find, download, and use. All of the data found here can be used free of charge with minimal restrictions. Broader access to these data allow policymakers and advocacy groups to make better-informed decisions and measure improvements more accurately. They are also valuable tools to support research by journalists, academia and others, broadening understanding of global issues.

Representatives will be available to answer questions about World Bank data, as well as its extensive collection of publications and research on a wide range of global issues available through the World Bank eLibrary.