WBOPENDATA: Stata module to access World Bank databases
Abstractwbopendata draws from the main World Bank collections of development indicators, compiled from officially-recognized international sources, and made available through the World Bank Open Data Initiative, and presents the most current and accurate global development data available, and includes national, regional and global estimates. Users can chose from one of three of the languages supported by the database, namely, English, Spanish, or French. Three possible downloads options are currently supported: country - all indicators for all years for a single country. topic - all indicators within a specific topic, for all years and all countries. indicator - all years for all countries for a single indicator. Users can also choose to have the data displayed in either the wide or long format (wide is the default option).
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Bibliographic InfoSoftware component provided by Boston College Department of Economics in its series Statistical Software Components with number S457234.
Programming language: Stata
Requires: Stata version 9
Date of creation: 03 Feb 2011
Date of revision: 31 Jan 2013
Note: This module should be installed from within Stata by typing "ssc install wbopendata". Windows users should not attempt to download these files with a web browser.
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Postal: Boston College, 140 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill MA 02467 USA
Web page: http://fmwww.bc.edu/EC/
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