Catalog of Administrative Data Sets

Administrative data are information collected, used, and stored primarily for administrative (i.e., operational), rather than research, purposes. These data can be an excellent source of information for use in research and impact evaluation. Specific requirements and processes for obtaining data vary by data source. To assist researchers in screening potential data sources, J-PAL North America has cataloged a number of key US data sets. The catalog documents procedures on how to access data based on information provided by the originating agencies.

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Used by a J-PAL affiliate for a randomized evaluation.
First year for which the data set is available.
State or province
Personally identifiable information is available such that data may be linked to external data sources.
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  • Finance

TransUnion Consumer Credit Report Data

Comprehensive consumer credit and borrowing data gleaned from public records, collection agencies, and trade lines, such as credit card balances, auto loans and mortgages. Includes credit balances, credit scores, unpaid bills, and bankruptcy.