Emerging Markets Archive:

This one of those infographics that provides a lot of information – but also prompts a lot of questions; such as “How many of these changes took place in the last 20 years after they opened up?”, and “How would the United States look on these same indicators?”. (via)

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EU 2007 spending by country, or on a map. (via)

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I’ve been tempted to steal this design many times. it’s a nice way to present mostly qualitative information for a large number of countries – and people understand it intuitively.

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Not much information here – just updated GDP data. Related article.

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Click on the timeline at the top to view past versions. Roll over country names to see real GDP growth 2007-10.

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The data’s slightly old, but its a really nice presentation. Click on the different data series in the upper right box to switch between them on the map and graph.

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Interactive map displays the performance of all the major global equity markets for today, or versus a selection of time periods (5days/10days/1month/etc up to a year). You can also click on any exchange to drill down to more information.

[Note: There is no direct link to the map (silly java), you have to click on the "Market Macromap" window on this page]

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Interactive map and tables (click along data series at top).

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Interactive list of each member country’s situation and priorities.

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Speaking of Gapminder, the OECD has it’s 2008 factbook dataset available using it:

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