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Working with World Bank Data

Eric Swanson (World Bank)


Monday 22 November 2010 10:30 - 11:45

Conference Room, LRB 405, 4th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

About this event

Dr. Eric Swanson, 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.

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 t.desai@lse.ac.uk stating your preferred time.

Appointments will be assigned on a first come first served basis.

Appointment Times
1.00-1.30
1.40-2.10
2.20-2.50
3.30-4.00
4.10-4.40

This event will take place in Conference Room, LRB 405, 4th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD.

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