World Development Indicators

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Updated: Aug 20, 2021

Annual time-series data starting from 1960 on variables reflecting the level of development that is compiled by the World Bank from national, regional, and global sources. In 2016 the data set covered 214 countries and included variables related to education, the environment, economic policy and debt, the financial sector, health, infrastructure, social protection and labour, poverty, the private sector and trade, and the public sector.

Reference: Oxford Press Dictonary of Economics, 5th edt.


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