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Heinz College: 90-754 Elective Politics and Policy-Making: Data and Statistics

This guide provides links to resources, both library subscription and publicly available, to do research and understand policy, political science and local and regional issues.

Google Dataset Search



Try Google's dataset search. Search the web for datasets on any topic.

Commercial data aggregators

The library offers access to a number of commercial products that aim to facilitate the discovery and use of data from public and private sources.

United States Statistical Sources

Local and Regional Data

Mapping Tools


Map of Pittsburgh generated in Social Explorer