Data

Social Security Database from:
Bloom, David E., David Canning, Richard K. Mansfield, Michael Moore, 2007. “Demographic Change, Social Security Systems, and Savings,” Journal of Monetary Economics, Vol. 54(1), pages 92-114.

Infrastructure Database from:
Canning, David, “A Database of World Stocks of Infrastructure: 1950-1995,” The World Bank Economic Review, 1998, Vol. 12(3), pp 529-548.

[2007 Update: Data now covers 1950-2005]

Abortion Law Database from:
Bloom, David E., David Canning, Guenther Fink and Jocelyn Finlay, “Fertility, Female Labor Force Participation, and the Demographic Dividend,” Journal of Economic Growth, 2009, Vol. 14(2), 79-101.

[2007 Update: Data now covers 1950-2005]

Other Data Sources