Category: Our World in Data

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We just published our new Migration Data Explorer

We just published our new Migration Data Explorer

Immigrant and emigrant stocks Where do we source data on immigrant and emigrant stocks from? Data on immigrant and emigrant stocks is sourced from the [...]
New Data Explorer: Where do people migrate from and to?

New Data Explorer: Where do people migrate from and to?

License: All the material produced by Our World in Data, including interactive visualizations and code, are completely open access under the Creative [...]
Nuclear weapons: Why reducing the risk of nuclear war should be a key concern of our generation

Nuclear weapons: Why reducing the risk of nuclear war should be a key concern of our generation

An escalating conflict between nuclear powers – but also an accident, a hacker, a terrorist, or an irresponsible leader – could lead to the detonation [...]
War in Ukraine

War in Ukraine

License: All the material produced by Our World in Data, including interactive visualizations and code, are completely open access under the Creative [...]
Why randomized controlled trials matter and the procedures that strengthen them

Why randomized controlled trials matter and the procedures that strengthen them

Catalá-López, F., Aleixandre-Benavent, R., Caulley, L., Hutton, B., Tabarés-Seisdedos, R., Moher, D., & Alonso-Arroyo, A. (2020). Global mapping o [...]
In most countries, democracy is a recent achievement. Dictatorship is far from a distant memory

In most countries, democracy is a recent achievement. Dictatorship is far from a distant memory

The data shows that democracy is young in most of the countries that are democratic today.Many democracies are less than a generation old. Twenty-one [...]
How we’re building a team for better data at Our World in Data

How we’re building a team for better data at Our World in Data

Shifting scientific research towards a more specialized, collaborative approach is not just about increasing productivity. There are also benefits for [...]
Around one-in-three children globally suffer from lead poisoning. What can we do to reduce this?

Around one-in-three children globally suffer from lead poisoning. What can we do to reduce this?

The Institute for Health Metrics’ Global Burden of Disease study estimates that in 2019, lead exposure was responsible for just over 0.9% of global di [...]
The history of the end of poverty has just begun

The history of the end of poverty has just begun

Other high-income countries adopted poverty lines very similar to Sweden’s poverty line of $30 a day. And as I documented before, the size of social c [...]
How do key COVID-19 metrics compare to previous waves?

How do key COVID-19 metrics compare to previous waves?

How are confirmed cases translating into hospitalizations, ICU admissions and deaths now that many have been vaccinated?January 10, 2022In the first w [...]
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