Friday, November 20, 2009
Speaking of cool data, everyone has seen the famous satellite shot of lights for North v South Korea. Vernon Henderson and his colleagues have exploited accumulated lights data from outer space and are using them to test stories about development contrasts around the world. And in many places where the official GDP stats are questionable, the lights data are a fine truth test.
Posted by Peter Gordon at 11/20/2009 10:07:00 AM