Datafiles

  • AIG_monthlyDownload .TXT file Open in Data Desk ?
  • Methods: Displaying Quantitative Data, Summarizing Quantitative Data
  • Source: unknown
  • Number of Cases: 72
  • Excerpt: The American International Group (AIG) was once the 18th largest corporation in the world. By early 2007 AIG had assets of $1 trillion, $110 billion in revenues, 74 million customers and 116,000 employees in 130 countries and jurisdictions. Yet just 18 months later, AIG found itself on the brink of failure and in need of emergency […]


  • Airline_bumping_2017Download .TXT file Open in Data Desk ?
  • Methods: Comparing Two Groups
  • Source: https://www.transportation.gov/sites/dot.gov/files/docs/resources/individuals/aviation-consumer-protection/300341/2017-december-atcr.pdf
  • Number of Cases: 12
  • Excerpt: Commercial airlines overbook flights, selling more tickets than they have seats, because a sizeable number of reservation holders don’t show up in time for their flights. But sometimes, there are more passengers wishing to board than there are seats. Most airlines try to entice travelers to voluntarily give up their seats in return for free […]


  • Airport_screeningDownload .TXT file Open in Data Desk ?
  • Methods: Multiple Regression
  • Source: https://www.albany.edu/sourcebook/csv/t3177.csvadapted from: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration, Semiannual Report to Congress on the Effectiveness of the Civil Aviation Security Program, July 1 to "December 31, 1978, Exhibit 10; July 1 to December 31, 1982, Exhibit 10; July 1 to December 31, 1984, Exhibit 7; July 1 to December 31, 1989, p. 11 (Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Transportation); U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration, Annual Report to Congress on Civil Aviation Security, January 1, 1993-December 31, 1993, p. 9; January 1, 1995-December 31, 1995, p. 11 (Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Transportation); and data provided by the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration and Bureau of Transportation Statistics [Online]. Available: http://www.bts.gov/publications/national_transportation_statistics/ 2003/html/table_02_16.html [May 24, 2004]. Table adapted by SOURCEBOOK staff.
  • Number of Cases: 24
  • Excerpt: According to the U.S. Dept of Transportation, screening consists of “the systematic examination of persons and property using weapons-detecting procedures or facilities (electronic or physical search) for the purpose of detecting weapons and dangerous articles and to prevent their unauthorized introduction into sterile areas or aboard aircraft.” The data report the results of airport screening […]


  • Alaska_PPPDownload .TXT file Open in Data Desk ?
  • Methods: Comparing Groups
  • Source: https://home.treasury.gov/policy-issues/cares-act/assistance-for-small-businesses/sba-paycheck-protection-program-loan-level-data
  • Number of Cases: 1775
  • Excerpt: The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was introduced in 2020 in response to COVID-19 to help keep small businesses financially afloat during the pandemic when many businesses had to temporarily close. The list of businesses that were able to obtain loans from the government under the PPP is available online. The file Alaska_ppp.csv contains a list […]




  • Alternative_energy_2016Download .TXT file Open in Data Desk ?
  • Methods: Regression
  • Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._states_by_electricity_production_from_renewable_sources
  • Number of Cases: 50
  • Excerpt: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._states_by_electricity_production_from_renewable_sources




  • AnalgesicsDownload .TXT file Open in Data Desk ?
  • Methods: Analysis of Variance
  • Source: unknown
  • Number of Cases: 27
  • Excerpt: A pharmaceutical company tested three formulations of a pain relief medicine for migraine headache sufferers. For the experiment, 27 volunteers were selected and 9 were randomly assigned to one of three drug formulations. The subjects were instructed to take the drug during their next migraine headache episode and to report their pain on a scale […]


  • AntidepressantsDownload .TXT file Open in Data Desk ?
  • Methods: Correlation, Re-expression, Scatterplot
  • Source: unknown
  • Number of Cases: 19
  • Excerpt: A study compared the effectiveness of several antidepressants by examining the experiments in which they had passed the FDA requirements. Each of those experiments compared the active drug with a placebo, an inert pill given to some of the subjects. In each experiment some patients treated with the placebo had improved, a phenomenon called the […]


  • Apples_and_gasDownload .TXT file Open in Data Desk ?
  • Methods: Time Series Analysis
  • Source:
  • Number of Cases: 12
  • Excerpt: The price of delicious apples and regular gas are components of the Consumer Price Index. The data give those prices monthly for the year 2006


  • ArcheryDownload .TXT file Open in Data Desk ?
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  • Source: http://www.espn.com/oly/summer08/results?eventId=258 (men)http://www.espn.com/oly/summer08/results?eventId=211 (women)
  • Number of Cases: 64
  • Excerpt: In Olympic Archery both men and women start with a field of 64 qualifiers. Each archer shoots a round of 72 arrows (total possible score: 720) to establish a seeding position. Then they participate in a single-elimination contest. Thus, the seeding round is the only one that provides data for all archers (because some are […]


  • Attendance_2016Download .TXT file Open in Data Desk ?
  • Methods: Multiple Regression, Correlation, Regression, Test for Difference between Two Groups, Comparing Two Groups, Scatterplot
  • Source: Attendance from http://www.espn.com/mlb/attendance Won and Lost totals from http://www.baseball-reference.com/leagues/MLB/2016.shtml
  • Number of Cases: 30
  • Excerpt: American League baseball games areplayed under the designated hitter rule, meaning that pitchers, often weak hitters, do not come to bat. Baseball owners believe that the designated hitter rule means more runs scored, which in turn means higher attendance. Is there evidence that more fans attend games if the teams score more runs? The data […]