Building a better economic resource
The cumulative effect of BDRC is to assemble and avail large, simply usable, transparent time-series data sets that are unveiling the reality of the dynamic U.S. economy. Each of these separately assembled data sources can be quickly queried and data records from 1 to 100 million can be instantly available on your computer desktop. Currently deposited into the databank:
InfoGroup Business and Consumer Data: original compiler of both consumer and business establishment data integrating new and innovative data sources for higher quality data & complete U.S. coverage.
Government Aggregates: open source aggregates directly from government sources as well as databases that have compiled economic data from tax forms and households.
Firm totals: Using the parent/sibling relationships that links each establishment to a parent; establishments, jobs, and sales for every parent (HQ), branch, subsidiary, or standalone establishment are available.
Time-series variables: BDRC assembles additional unique time series variables, they are: MSAs, HQFIPS, churn tracking (birth, death, expansion, contraction, and move indicators).
Private capital data: Over 50,000 private equity companies PitchBook showing equity finance type: 1995-2014.
Public market identification: public market identification including exchange, stock symbol, and IPO date.
Congressional District identification: Congressional District identification for every establishment each year in the time-series from the 113th Congress.