For Students, Professionals, and Scholars
The Institute for Public Policy & Economic Analysis at EWU is here to help students, professionals, and scholars become comfortable finding, analyzing, and using data for their academic research, professional endeavors, and other projects. Be sure to take a gander at the Community Indicators Projects as well as the Research tab to find more substantive information about economics, policy, and data.
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Visualizing Data, Indicators, and Research
Review the video to the right to learn more about how the Institute's different products and resources can help students with both academic as well as professional development goals, in addition to research and other projects.
Educational Resources & Materials
Other Data Tools & Resources
For each of the newsletters, we cover new or interesting data tools and resources, but we also try to aggregate them here!
- Washington state government financial accountability information: Finance Intelligence Tool.
- U.S. Census Bureau Interactive Gallery's look at the gender pay gap: Men & Women, Money & Work.
- Our World in Data tracks a variety of indicators at an international scale, such as pessimism, literacy, and water access.
- For unique data on psychological health (ACEs) and crime in WA, the SAC Mapping tool represents data geographically.
- Spokane Regional Health District’s Data & Reports website hosts a lot of unique local data about health.
- The County Health Insights: A Data Hub for Eastern Washington website provides data for many Eastern Washington counties.
- Feeding America curates information on local hunger and food insecurity through data.
- The state of Washington has multiple databases about demographics and public policy, such as the Growth Management Act data.
- An interesting tool/article catalogues "A Day in the Life of Americans" based on government data.
- Interested in state and local information? The Census' State & Local Government Snapshot is an excellent tool.