Working with World Bank Data
Dr Eric Swanson, World Bank
Monday 22nd November 10.30-11.45
Location: LRB 405 CEP Conference Room
4th Floor, Research Laboratory, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD
Dr. Eric Swanson, previously program manager for Global Monitoring and now senior advisor to the director of the Development Data Group at the World Bank will discuss the sources and methods used to compile the World Development Indicators and other databases maintained by the World Bank. The World Bank's recently announced policy of providing free and unrestricted access to its databases has opened up a large amount of new information for students and researchers. Dr. Swanson is an economist who has spent his career collecting, analyzing, and publishing data on developing countries.
Monday 22nd November 1.00-5.00
One-on-one meetings with Eric Swanson
If you would like to discuss World Bank data, whether relating to your personal interests or more generally, appointments are available to meet with Dr Swanson. If you would like a meeting, please contact Tanvi Desai
the RLAB data manager firstname.lastname@example.org
stating your preferred time.
Appointments will be assigned on a first come first served basis.