Please forward this error screen to 5. We specialize in developing granular economic, demographic and health forecasts for every country and any point in time. Our partners and clients are leading organizations in the public, private, and international development lift secret. Our products are diverse, combining advanced data modeling techniques with sleek design concepts.
We source data from high-quality international, national, and sub-national providers. We build models engineered by thought leaders in economics and data science, and we vet our methodologies via peer-review processes. To be effective, world-class data must be married with good storytelling. Our interactive tools are all built using the same underlying design philosophy: make the data come alive through powerful client experiences. We offer a range of options for accessing our data.
Economic data to power a range of products which support private, public, and social sector decision-making. Enabling granular identification and targeting of customers, beneficiaries, and vulnerable populations over the medium-term. Nightlight and daylight data that measure the distance to markets, built-up areas, and land-cover types at the highest degree of resolution possible. It calculates the life expectancy of any person, born on any date, in any country in just a few seconds. To date we have received over 3 million visits and numerous mentions and endorsements, including Bill Gates on Facebook.
We constantly create and refine new datasets to give the most granular life-expectancy estimates possible. The World Poverty Clock is a global income database that provides real-time projections on the number of poor, middle class, and wealthy members of each country’s population. We aim to raise awareness of Sustainable Development Goal 1, to eradicate extreme poverty by equipping policy-makers with the most vital tool available to combat poverty: knowledge. To inform the World Poverty Clock, we developed subnational income forecasts for all 47 districts of Kenya. We are replicating this model for Pakistan, Indonesia, and more countries coming soon. Market Pro is a unique webtool that empowers marketing, strategy, and development professionals to visualize in real-time which markets offer the greatest opportunities for their products or services.
The World Poverty Clock was instrumental in capturing the data. This site is fascinating — you plug in your birthdate, country, etc. Our global network unifies experts from diverse fields: business, tech, economics, and demographics, to help organizations embrace data-driven decision making, refine their market strategy, measure impact, and realize key goals. Homi Kharas is a Senior Fellow and Deputy Director in the Global Economy and Development program. In that capacity, he studies policies and trends influencing developing countries, including the emergence of the middle class, and global governance, and the G-20. Mei Lin, alongside Vint Cerf, co-founded People Centered Internet to improve the lives of the global poor by collecting big data that can be used to transform communities.
Florian Scholochow is the co-founder and CEO of mohemian, a European tech company, which leads and supports many successful ventures worldwide. He acts as technical and strategic advisor. Over the course of his career, he has championed many transformative projects related to ICT, infrastructural, and development programs. He currently lectures on entrepreneurship and research methods at the University of Nairobi’s Business School. Jesus Crespo Cuaresma is a leading academic specializing in macroeconomics and applied econometrics at the Vienna University of Economics and Business. Together with WDL, Jesus has developed the econometric framework to project poverty rates worldwide at the national and subnational level. He provides methodological input to the modeling of linkages between demographic characteristics and income dynamics.
Kristofer Hamel is Chief Operating Officer at World Data Lab. For twenty years, Kris has helped global organizations, including the World Bank Group, the International Fund for Agricultural Development and Forrester Research, design and deliver innovative projects and products. WDL’s sub-national affiliates operate data hubs in select countries around the world, with new branches continually coming online. Contact us to learn more about how to open a WDL affiliate in your country. How did Oil and Natural Gas come to be? Must be science report time at schools around the world whenever we get this question in the mail.