World Bank data plots

July 9, 2010
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Couple of weeks ago, I was looking for interesting data sets to play with using R. I came across this post and got inspired to use World Bank data to extract interesting patterns/facts about developing countries. World Bank has 300+ World Development indicators on 200+ countries from 1960 to 2008.

I plotted BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China) nations against USA.  Here are some plots on a few topics

Economic Policy and External Debt

Education

Environment

Financial Sector

Health

Infrastructure

Labor

Private Sector

Public Sector

Science and Technology

Social Development

Urban Improvement

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