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Views from the Center


You might have seen Gunilla Pettersson’s excellent Development Data site mentioned recently on Dani Rodrik’s blog. Any development researcher will find riches in what Gunilla has carefully amassed and organized. Here are some other general-interest sources of data for empirical research on economic development:

There are many, many others beyond this smattering. Please put your favorite in the comments.


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