Global Data Lab

Institute for Management Research
Radboud University

Turning Data into Knowledge

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The Global Data Lab develops instruments for monitoring and analyzing the status and progress of societies. Instruments include indicators, specialized databases, and web-based tools.

GDL Area Database

Free socio-economic, demographic and health indicators for sub-national regions within low and middle income countries.

International Wealth Index

First comparable asset-based indicator of household wealth and poverty across the developing world.

Subnational Human Development Index

Uncovering variation in human development in 1600 regions within 160 countries.

Database Developing World

Big Data infrastructure combining 400+ harmonized datasets of large household surveys. Data on 30 million persons in 110+ countries.

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Today we have launched a subnational version of the Human Development Index (HDI) of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). This SHDI shows the variation in human development among1600+ region...