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What are likely sources of data?
Who is likely to collect data on your topic? List as many as you can think of and visit their web sites. Here are some suggestions:
Search for prominent faculty and experts in the field. Check their websites for data on their research.
Understand which specific government agencies may have information on your topic in the A-Z index of U.S. Government Department and Agencies,
What are some IGOs and NGOs that have goals that align with your research question? Think about well-known IGOs such as:
UN, WTO, OECD, IMF, or World Bank.
Think Tanks and Research Organizations
Finding Data through the Literature