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General Social Survey (GSS):


World Values Survey:

American National Election Studies (ANES):

Supreme Court Database:

National Archive of Criminal Justice Data:

Making Connections Survey:

National Longitudinal Surveys (NLS):

Annenberg Public Policy Center Datasets:

Pew Research Center:

National Center for Education Statistics:   

NORC at the University of Chicago:

ICPSR (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research):

Office of Population Research at Princeton (OPR):

The Dataverse Network Project at the Institute for Quantitative Social Science at Harvard:

The MacroDataGuide:

The Standard Cross-Cultural Sample Dataset:

The American Religion and Data Archives:

National Center for Health Statistics – various surveys:

National Center for Education Statistics – various surveys:

International Crime Victimization Survey (ICVS): b/ICPSR/series/175            

American Time Use Survey:

Monitoring the Future (MTF):


ADD Health – there is a public data set; also a data set with more detailed info that requires application:

National Incident Based Reporting System (NIBRS):

National Corrections Reporting Program:

Project on Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods (PHDCN):


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