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Can Medium-Resolution Satellite Imagery Measure Economic Activity at Small Geographies ? Evidence from Landsat in Vietnam (English)

Abstract

This study explores the potential and the limits of medium-resolution satellite data as a proxy for economic activity at small geographic units. Using a commune-level dataset from Vietnam, it compares the performance of commonly used nightlight data and...  See More +

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  • Goldblatt, Ran Philip; Heilmann, Kilian Tobias; Vaizman, Yonatan;
  • 2019/12/17 14:58:05
  • Policy Research Working Paper;
  • WPS9088
  • 1
  • 1
  • Vietnam
  • East Asia and Pacific
  • 2019/12/17 14:55:16
  • Disclosed
  • Can Medium-Resolution Satellite Imagery Measure Economic Activity at Small Geographies ? Evidence from Landsat in Vietnam
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