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WORLDSTAT: Stata module to produce a visualisation of the state of world development

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  • Damian Clarke

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    (Oxford University)

Abstract

worldstat is a module which allows for the current state of world development to be visualised in a computationally simple way. worldstat presents both the geographic and temporal variation in a wide range of macroeconomic and microeconomic statistics retrieved automatically from the World Bank Data Bank. While worldstat includes a number of "in-built" statistics such as GDP, maternal mortality and years of schooling, it is extremely flexible, and can, (thanks to the World Bank's module wbopendata), easily incorporate any of the 5,000+ indicators collated by the World Bank.

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File URL: http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/w/worldstat.ado
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Bibliographic Info

Software component provided by Boston College Department of Economics in its series Statistical Software Components with number S457540.

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Programming language: Stata
Requires: Stata version 10, wbopendata and spmap from SSC (q.v.)
Date of creation: 29 Oct 2012
Date of revision: 24 Feb 2013
Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s457540

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Keywords: development; cross-country statistics;

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