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When & Where
Tue, March 29, 2016 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
D-Lab: Convening Room (356 Barrows Hall)

This workshop will introduce researchers to data sources (aggregate data, survey data, and open data) from International Government Organizations, and will also explore how this data is being repurposed and/or reformatted by commercial organizations and non-profits.  The emphasis will be economic and development data, but will also touch on environmental, political, social, and humanitarian data sources. Data sources to be discussed will include:

  • International Government Organizations 
  • Nongovernmental Organizations 
  • Development Aid Project Data 
  • World Bank 
  • OECD 
  • International Economic Organizations 
  • International Financial Institutions 
  • Impact Evaluations 
  • Open Data 
  • Aid Transparency 
  • Humanitarian Data Living Standards
Training Host: 
D-lab Facilitator: 
Colleen Kredell
Format Detail: 
Follow along, lecture
Participant Technology Requirement: 
No prior knowledge or prerequisites necessary. Interest in or experience with aggregate and survey data from international government organizations would be helpful.