Growth and Development

Main materials

Short paper topics:

Old syllabi:

Spatial resources for class

We’ll use these if we do a formal section on GIS techniques. You need RStudio (and R) installed.

  • Tutorial is the dropbox link to a folder (and sub-folders) of materials that we’ll use in working with GIS data.
  • GADM is the source for boundaries of political units. You want to download the whole world, and have separate shape-files for each of the different levels.
  • DMSP is the source for night lights. Note that as of late January, this site is down due to the government shutdown. See the tutorial link.

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