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Emigrant Savings Bank Depositor Data: "Depositor Database," "Household Database," and "Transactions Database" Files Created by Anbinder, O Grada, and Wegge

Tyler Anbinder, Simone Wegge & Cormac O Grada
This project involved creating a database of information on the predominantly Irish immigrants who opened the first 18,000 accounts at New York's Emigrant Savings Bank from 1850 to 1858. The "Depositor Database" contains a line for each of the bank's depositors and we supplemented the information in the bank's ledgers with data from the U.S. census, ship manifests, city directories, newspapers, death records, and court documents (including wills probated in the city's Surrogates Court). The...

Infogroup US Historical Business Data

Infogroup
InfoGroup’s Historical Business Backfile consists of geo-coded records of millions of US businesses and other organizations that contain basic information on each entity, such as: contact information, industry description, annual revenues, number of employees, year established, and other data. Each annual file consists of a “snapshot” of InfoGroup’s data as of the last day of each year, creating a time series of data 1997-2018. Access is restricted to current Harvard University community members. Use of...

Democratic Accountability and the Politics of Mass Administrative Reorganization

Bertelli, Anthony (New York University); Sinclair, John Andrew (New York University)

Figures on AEA Registrations and AER Proprietary Data

Garret Christensen
Figures on the number of AEA registrations in socialscienceregistry.org and proprietary data in publications in the AER. Data on registrations are downloadable from the registry website--enter an empty search to obtain all results. Data on proprietary data are taken from Editor's Reports in the annual Papers and Proceedings issue of the AER, and downloadable here.

Wall Street Journal Historical Archive database, 1889-1934

Wall Street Journal
Textual data from the Wall Street Journal from 1889-1934. XML data suitable for text mining.

Replication Data for: Maize response to macronutrients and potential for profitability in sub-Saharan Africa

Job Kihara
Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is plagued by low productivity and little research is available on the attainable responses and profitability to applied nutrients under variable environments. The objective of this study was to determine the attainable maize grain response to and potential of profitability of N, P and K application in SSA using boundary line approaches. Data from experiments conducted in SSA under AfSIS project (2009–2012) and from FAO trials database (1969–1996) in 15 countries and...

Puerto Rico Land Cover/Land Use Map in 2010

Chao Wang, Mei Yu, Qiong Gao & Xian Wang
This data set provides land cover and land use(LCLU) classification product at 30-m spatial resolution for Puerto Rico in 2010. The LCLU data was derived from Landsat 7 Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus (ETM+) and Advanced Land Observing Satellite (ALOS) Phased Array L-band Synthetic Aperture Radar (PALSAR) data around the year of 2010. The ground reference data were acquired by historical LCLU map, field trip surveys, and visual interpretation of high spatial resolution imagery from Google...

Dave Leip U.S. House General County Election Results

Dave Leip
U.S. House of Representative county-level election results for presidential election years 1992 through 2018.

Replication Data for: Mbosso C Degrande A Villamor G van Damme P Tchoundjeu Z Tsafack S 2015 Factors affecting the adoption of agricultural innovation: the case of a Ricinodendron heudelotii kernel extraction machine in southern Cameroo

Charlie Mbossio
This dataset was moved to: https://doi.org/10.34725/DVN/ZZDMXAAgroforestry is now accepted as a sustainable way of improving existing cropping systems. As with other agricultural innovations, the adoption of agroforestry practices depends on farmers’ perceptions of the benefits that would arise from the use of these practices. Ricinodendron heudelotii (Baill. Pierre ex Pax.) or njansang (in Bassa local language) is a tropical tree, the kernels of which are in high demand in Cameroon as a thickening ingredient. Njansang...

Tsafack SAM, Degrande A, Franzel S, Simpson B. 2015. Farmer-to-farmer extension: a survey of lead farmers in Cameroon. ICRAF Working Paper No. 195. Nairobi, World Agroforestry Centre.

Sygnola Tsafack & Degrande Ann
This dataset was moved to: https://doi.org/10.34725/DVN/ZW5I9VThis study examines how the farmer-to-farmer (F2F) extension approach is implemented by farmer trainers in Cameroon. Those farmers selected to lead F2F extension are often known by different names but in this study, we use the term “lead farmer” (LF) as a generic term even though different names sometimes imply different roles. A questionnaire was used to collect data from 160 randomly selected LFs in six regions in Cameroon in...

Building Biocarbon and Rural Development in West Africa (BIODEV), WP3

Kalame, Fobissie; Kanninen, Markku
This dataset was moved to: https://doi.org/10.34725/DVN/ZDW61DThe Building Biocarbon and Rural Development in West Africa Programme aims to demonstrate the multiple developmental and environmental wins that result from a high value biocarbon approach to climate change and variability in large landscapes principally in Mali, Sierra Leone and Guinea. The Programme will also build local institutions and capacity to be able to sustain the benefits in the sites and will establish linkages with related initiatives to jointly...

Sygnola Tsafack and Ann Degrande (2015) The Value of Printed Sources of Information in Agricultural Extension Case Study on “The Farmer’s Voice” in Cameroon, MEAS Evaluative Case Study

Tsafack Sygnola & Degrande Ann
This dataset was moved to: https://doi.org/10.34725/DVN/Z1XF0SVarious methods are used to provide extension workers and farmers with agricultural information. Printed materials remain a major source of information, despite digitalization of information networks, but few studies have looked at their effectiveness. The present work characterizes and assesses the effectiveness of The Farmer’s Voice (TFV), an agricultural newspaper in Cameroon. Data were collected using a semi-structured questionnaire from 107 randomly sampled readers (mainly farmers, lead farmers and extension...

Mekong Calculated Household Indicators

Brian Chiputwa, Parmutia Makui, Paul Baraka & Anja Gassner
This dataset was moved to: https://doi.org/10.34725/DVN/Z1RE7DCalculated household indicators for the Mekong sentinel landscape

Combined Household Indicators

Parmutia Makui, Brian Chiputwa, Anja Gassner & Paul Baraka
This dataset was moved to: https://doi.org/10.34725/DVN/Z1P2IGThese are the household indicators calculated for the combined household data collected for the Sentinel Landscapes.

Mekong Village Level Baseline

Rhett Harrison, Su Yufang, Zhang Qian, Huafang Chen, Paul Baraka, Anja Gassner, Brian Chiputwa & Parmutia Makui
This dataset was moved to: https://doi.org/10.34725/DVN/XXW0JGThis study consists of village level baseline data and other related materials generated as part of the ‘Sentinel Landscapes’ initiative. The village level baseline data was collected using four survey protocols designed by the International Forest Resources and Institutions (IFRI). The data collected is used to understand the relationship between communities, local governance and forests. Four IFRI protocols were used for this purpose: (i) Forest Form (ii) Settlement Form (iii)...

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