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Measuring districts' monthly economic activity from outer space (English)

Abstract

Evening-hour luminosity observed using satellites is a good proxy for economic activity. The strengths of measuring economic activity using nightlight measurements include that the data capture informal activity, are available in near real-time, are cheap... See More +

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  • Beyer, Robert Carl Michael; Chhabra, Esha; Galdo, Virgilio; Rama, Martin G.;
  • 2018/07/12 09:14:04
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS8523
  • 1
  • 1
  • South AfricaNepalIndiaAfghanistan
  • AfricaSouth Asia
  • 2018/07/12 09:10:19
  • Disclosed
  • Measuring districts' monthly economic activity from outer space
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