Data-Based Policy Analysis

PWBM is built in consultation with extensive data sources. A comprehensive list of our data store can be found here.

Specifically, some of the data sources we consult include:

  • Current Population Survey (CPS)
  • Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID)
  • Internal Revenue Service’s Statistics of Income (SOI)
  • Social Security Administration (SSA)’s Benefits and Earnings Public Use File, 2004
  • SSA’s Earnings Public Use File, 2006
  • Center for Disease Control’s National Centers for Health Statistics Vital Statistics
  • Bureau of Economic Analysis Integrated Macro Accounts for the United States & National Income Product Accounts
  • Federal Reserve Board Survey of Consumer Finances
  • Federal Reserve Board Financial Accounts of the United States
  • National Cancer Institute U.S. Mortality Data
  • International Monetary Fund Data
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics