Business Analytics

Information management, social networks and big data.

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Economic Data Series from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis formatted for R. Select a listed dataset and click Export then download as xsl file. 

Agricultural Experiments dataset formatted in R and available on Inside R.

Gapminder Demographic information available in Excel with accompanying visual datagraphic. 

Amazon Web Services public data sets that have massive amounts of data in the terabyte range "public benefit corporation focused on finding, indexing, and collaborating on datasets from around the web." Must register to download and view the data.

SNAP Stanford Large Network Dataset Collection contains datasets for social media, Wikipedia networks, Amazon networks, online communities, online reviews, and more. 


Inside R provides a list of over one hundred links that lead to useable datasets from areas such as finance, economics, social sciences and universities most of which are free.     

Quora provides large datasets open to the public including links to single datasets.

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