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CLD/POL/SOC 491: Senior Seminar

Government-sponsored Data Sets

This data is collected by researchers employed by the United States government and is freely available to the public. It is generally considered to be credible information.

American Fact Finder (U.S. Census)

National Institute of Mental Health

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

Federal Bureau of Investigation

Think Tank-Sponsored Data Sets

Think tanks both use already published data and produce data through research. Many think tanks have an ideological or political agenda.

Left of Center Think Tanks

Brookings Institute

Future of Children

Greater Milwaukee Foundation

Russell Sage Foundation


Right of Center Think Tanks

Family Research Council

Heritage Foundation