How-to guide for data.worldbank.org
Browse the Data catalog. The World Bank's Open Data initiative is intended to provide all users with access to World Bank data. The data catalog is a listing of available World Bank data sources and provides access to over 2,000 indicators. This listing will continue to be updated as additional data resources are added.
The Top 5 Ways to Access World Bank Data
It's an analysis and visualization platform that contains collections of time series data from a variety of sources, including the WDI. You can create your own advanced queries, generate tables, charts and maps and easily save, embed, share and download them.
Accessing World Bank Open Data in Stata
Making World Bank Data easier to access for specialist users. So, if you’re a Stata user, download the updated wbopendata module and start using the latest World Bank Open data. If you use the open source R statistical software, there’s a similar module available. The wbopendata module was developed and is maintained by Joao Pedro Azevedo ...
Light Every Night – New nighttime light data set and tools for development
New and open data and tools are changing how we meet these and other needs to measure economic activity in near real-time. Satellite nighttime light data provides an unprecedented perspective upon every corner of the planet to identify energy access and quality gaps, as well as trends in economic activity.
Electronic versus paper-based data collection: reviewing the debate
electronic data collection. These are based on some of the things we have found to be most useful in various surveys carried out as part of DIME impact evaluations. 1. Avoid mistakes before they happen. Did you hear the one about the 6-year-old with two children who was also his own grandmother?
Improving data infrastructure helps ensure equitable access for poor ...
An explosion of data Global data traffic has increased one thousand times over the last 20 years. Data travel thousands of kilometers along this seamless global data infrastructure supply chain at breathtaking speeds of 200,000 kilometers per second—meaning that digital data can, in principle, circle the globe five times within a second.
Five tools for capturing, manipulating, and visualizing data
Here are five tools Bootcamp participants employed to help capture, manipulate, and visualize data : Tabula: Converts PDFs into excel and Comma Separated Values (CSV) files. Upload a PDF file, select the table of interest, preview the extracted data, and then export the excel spreadsheet. import.io – Extracts data from websites.
Introducing the Shared Prosperity data portal - World Bank Blogs
The first edition of the Global Database of Shared Prosperity was published in Spring 2014, benchmarking growth of the bottom 40% of the population from circa 2006-2011. Over time, visible changes are revealed in average shared prosperity across regions. Shared prosperity is increasing in EAP, ECA, and the rest of the developed world.
Documents & Reports - All Documents | The World Bank
The Documents & Reports (D&R) site is an official disclosure mechanism for the World Bank Group’s final reports. The repository contains official documents and reports which are made available to the public in accordance with the Bank’s Access to Information Policy to better share the institution's knowledge base.
Global Dataset on Education Quality : A Review and Update (2000-2017)
The database includes mean scores and disaggregates the data by subject, level, and gender. This paper further presents a series of methodological improvements including measures of uncertainty, fixed conversion factors for greater comparability over time and year-by-year data. Citation “Patrinos, Harry Anthony; Angrist, Noam. 2018.