4 min. read It is not a surprise that data from private companies can be beneficial for many public policy decisions, and the Development Data Partnership recognizes that the private sector is a powerful ally to strengthen development initiatives through knowledge, data and resources, among others. The Partnership is a consortium of multilaterals, which include the … [Read more...] about A Development Data Partnership case study: LinkedIn data and the COVID-19 impact on the labor market
Data visualization involves the use of graphics to present and interpret information and/or data. This tag brings together all the articles written in Abierto al Público on data visualization, including toolkits, strategies for visualization internal and external to the IDB, and other relevant information.
The emergence of COVID-19 (coronavirus) and its subsequent spread across the globe illustrates the truly interconnected nature of our current society. And such, where there is a systemic challenge, the response must also derive from collective efforts. In the context of responding to this pandemic, it is key to build responses based on open and shared knowledge, enabling … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: resources and open knowledge to collaborate in response to the pandemic
As we mentioned in previous blogposts, there are many ways to interact with the new Inter-American Development Bank Open Data Portal, “Numbers for Development”. The portal allows you to explore, visualize and reuse over 1700 multi-sectorial indicators from 26 countries in the region collected by the Bank over more than 50 years. The following blogpost includes a step by step … [Read more...] about 5 ways to get a snapshot of a country’s key development indicators using the IDB Open Data Portal
Leer blogpost en español By Derk Steemers, CMO of Place I Live The startup PlaceILive.com uses open data in order to help its users make better informed decisions on where to live. PlaceILive has its tools live for New York, Chicago and San Francisco in the United States, plus Berlin and London in Europe. The open data comes from sources like the US Census, NYPD, MTA, … [Read more...] about How Open Data can help people decide where to live?
Leer blogpost en español This is the second blogpost of the series of tutorials on “Numbers for Development” By María Violeta Bertolini, Embedded librarian for the Institutions for Development Sector and member of the reference team at the Felipe Herrera Library of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) As we announced in our previous blogpost, the Inter-American … [Read more...] about How to create your own visualizations in the IDB open data portal