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richmond_collisions.csv Data on injury and fatal traffic accidents in Richmond, California, from 2005 to 2013, from the Transportation Injury Mapping System. The data comes from the California Highway Patrol’s Statewide Integrated Traffic Records System and was then geocoded for mapping by UC Berkeley’s Safe Transportation Research & Education Center.
baseball_salaries.csv Salaries of players in Major League Baseball at the start of the 2014 season, from the Lahman Baseball Database.
techexports.xls High-technology exports from 1990 to 2015, in current U.S dollars, from the UN Comtrade database, supplied via the World Bank. High-technology exports include products in aerospace, computers, pharmaceuticals, scientific instruments, and electrical machinery.
richmond_collisions.csv As for Week 1.
gender_pay.csv Median weekly earnings for men and women across occupations, from 2011 to 2015. Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
richmond_collisions.xls This is the data from the
richmond_collions.csv file, cleaned with Open Refine in Week 2.
richmond_collisions.xls As for Week 3.
urban_displacement.xlsx Data on gentrification in the Bay Area, from the Urban Displacement Project, an initiative of UC Berkeley, in collaboration with researchers at UCLA. The project has compiled socioeconomic data for each census tract in the Bay Area, and used this to rate the degree of exclusion or displacement experienced by low-income households in each. See here for an executive summery of the project’s findings. The variables measured are documented in the first sheet of this spreadsheet, the full data is in the second.