World Bank (finally) grants free access to its data!

April 23rd, 2010

The World Bank LogoGood news for the economists and statistics wonks among us: the World Bank has recently made its substantial catalogue of data available on the web for free at!  We applaud the Bank for taking this important step!  The site and the data are available in four languages: Arabic, English, French and Spanish.  Open access to this data is invaluable for researchers and interested members of the public who want to better understand global trends on a host of topics.

Tell us, how would you like to see this data used?

Written by Christine Clough

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