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List of free and premium websites for financial and economic data Data is so much important for researchers Investment analyst Quants and in Academia. We are in information age. Data is everywhere in internet. The thing is it depend for where you look for the data. Here I bring you a list of best websites free and paid platforms where you can retrieve Financial and economic (macro and micro) data. Yahoo Finance (free): If you are looking for stock market data like historical share price…

World Bank DataFinder | The DataFinder is an app for accessing data on global development indicators from The World Bank Group. This app gives access to all indicators from the World Development Indicators database, which include topics such as: the Economy, Environment, Gender, Health, Population, Infrastructure, Private Sector Development, Trade, etc.

from The Economist

A fall to cheer

According to the World Bank data, global poverty in 2010 was half its level from 1990, indicating that the Millennium Development Goal of reducing world poverty by half by 2015 had been met five years early!

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from Mail Online

Heart-wrenching photos document the plight of teen mothers in Africa

Hard times: According to World Bank data from 2011, 25 per cent of women in Cameroon were pregnant or already had children