Source: FT Archive:

Numbers and products – keep clicking, the drill-down goes down quite far.

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Charts and data for 12 OECD countries.

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A collection of interactives from the FT:

Drill down maps of each region:

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Grape varieties, and production stats:

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Several interactive graphics related to the FT’s June 2010 “in depth” analysis of Africa.

Development (1980-2008):
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Government:
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Natural Resources:
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Joint effort of the Brookings Institute and the Financial Times. Click on a country to open a PDF with detailed information. Or, you can look at the summary for all countries. Related Brookings post.

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Mouse over any company to see the overlaps and connections. Related articles.

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Select a UK political party, then choose what programs cuts you would make to lower the deficit – then see the effects of those cuts. Why have we never seen one of these in the United States?

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Hmmmm. turns out there have been some attempts in the US.

From the LA Times on the California budget:
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From the Congressional Budget Office:
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Massachusetts budget calculator (from 2008, I think)

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Anyone know of better ones?

Interactive guide to the views of the Labour, Conservative, and Liberal Democrat parties on various issues.

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A particularly useless pie chart, but the map and table are interesting to use with the timeline slider.

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The average size of stock trades has been shrinking in the medium term.

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note: if you have trouble seeing the FT grapic try a google search for the article name “Average trade size on top world stock exchanges” and click on the link there.

“Drag the slider to see how staff compensation at these major banks relates to revenue and net income over time and see which bank pays their employees the most on average.”

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The FT has an audio annotated slideshow explaining the proposal.
(note, to get around FT’s registration try this link)

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