How we do Open Data: #1 - choosing development indicators
1. There’s no perfect indicator. Like many things in life, selecting indicators for the WDI is not an exact science. The intention is to provide good coverage of key development issues, but many of the countries that we work with do not have the quantity - or quality - of data that exists in countries like the United States, for example.
What are Livestock Indicators? - World Bank
Indicators transform and communicate data. Data are pieces of information that are either directly observed and collected (primary data) or retrieved from other sources (secondary data), and then processed through appropriate methodologies to produce indicators.
World Development Indicators 2000 - World Bank
This edition includes some key indicators for 1999. This report aims to make statistics lively and comprehensive-to paint a picture of the world and its people. The numbers in this book tell the reader that people in most places are living longer, but that in countries gripped by the HIV/AIDS epidemic, life expectancies are declining. ...
The redistributive impact of fiscal policy indicator: A new global ...
For example, the World Bank already uses this and related indicators to assess the equity impacts of taxes and spending and to inform its policy advice on equitable fiscal reform. Similarly, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), which is seeking to integrate inequality into its work, could systematically include this indicator in its country ...
Governance Matters VI - World Bank
the individual indicators underlying our aggregate governance indicators, on the WGI . Despite these margins of error, the WGI are sufficiently informative that many cross-country comparisons result in statistically (andlikely also practically) significant differences in estimated governance. In comparing governance levels across countries,
What does it mean to “eradicate extreme poverty” and “halve national ...
One target (SDG 1.1) talks of eradicating extreme poverty by 2030, building on a globally comparable notion of extreme poverty. Extreme poverty fell from 37 percent to 13 percent between 1990 and 2012; and based on national growth rates over the past 10 years, the global extreme poverty rate is estimated to be below 10 percent in 2015, a drop ...
What is the Logistics Performance Index? Connecting 2018 to Compete
indicators. The 2018 LPI also provides expanded data on supply chain performance and constraints in more than 100 countries, including information on time, distance and reliability, and ratings on domestic infrastructure quality, services, and border agencies. The 2018 LPI encapsulates the ﬁrsthand knowledge of movers of international trade.
Measuring Gender Equality - World Bank
Key Labor Market Indicators—Analysis with Household Survey Data: Streamlined Analysis with ADePT Software (2016) by Ina Pietschmann, Steven Kapsos, Evangelia Bourmpoula, Zurab Sajaia, and Michael Lokshin Simulating Distributional Impacts of Macro-dynamics—Theory and Practical
World Development Report 1998/1999 : Knowledge for Development - World Bank
This was particularly true after 2004, following improvements in economic management, an increase in the pace of structural reforms, and correction of the exchange rate. Gross domestic product growth averaged about five percent over the period, rising to almost seven percent in 2006 and 2007. Human development indicators improved significantly.
Turkey Economic Monitor February 2022 : Sailing Against the Tide
Most commodity prices are now expected to see sharp increases in 2022 and remain high in the medium term. The price of Brent crude oil is projected to average $100/bbl in 2022, a 40 percent increase from 2021. Non-energy prices are expected to rise by about 20 percent in 2022, with the largest increases in commodities where Russia or Ukraine ...