StatsMate screenshot

Do you ever wish that you could carry a whole bunch of databases and statistics in your pocket?  These days you can, thanks to these four apps that you can download for your iPhone or iPad.

An important note – SSRL does not endorse any of these apps, nor will we be able to show you how to use them.  Also, these apps are not ranked in order of coolness, and they have not been tested by the consultants. The descriptions below come directly from the app description on iTunes, where you can get even more information about the app.

1. StatsMate

StatsMate (screenshot above) allows you to search for a statistical value without interpreting a table. StatsMate is created to help you find probability density curves areas, critical values, rejection regions of hypothesis testing, P-values, and more. It features many of the common probability distributions, including the normal, chi-square, gamma, and many others.  This app is available for both the iPhone and iPad. You can try the lite version for free.

2. OECD Factbook

Wherever you are, you can get easy access to a comprehensive statistical picture of the world’s major economies from OECD. The app is organized around12 themes such as population and migration, macroeconomic trends, and globalization. Each indicator includes a table showing the latest available data for the 30 OECD countries. This app is free but not available on the iPad.

3. World Bank Data Finder

This app lets you access fifty years of World Bank data on more than 1,100 global economic indicators for around 200 countries, chart and visualize that data, and share those data and charts for use in you presentations and projects. This app is free for both the iPhone and iPad.

4. Economy for iPad

This app gives you a snapshot of the U.S. Economy (and also individual states) by providing the latest key economic indicators and tracking the history of these indicators across the past few months, years, and decades. It features the latest values of key U.S. economic indicators (GDP, Employment, Housing, Manufacturing, Infliation, etc) published by the U.S. Federal Reserve. This app is only available for the iPad.

If you decide to try any of these apps yourself, let us know if they are useful to you!

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