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Social Research and Public Policy

This guide provides resources to assist with your research in the field of Social Research & Public Policy.

Finding Social Policy Statistics

Datasets are collections of quantitative or other numeric data gathered during surveys, interviews or other means that can be analyzed using specialized software such as Stata, SPSS, or R. This section list both publicly available and subscription datasets relevant to social research and public policy studies. 

Frequently Used Data Sources

Social Security Research - U.S.

Social Security Research - International

International Statistical Sources