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Global Gridded Geographically Based Economic Data (G-Econ), Version 4
Entry ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_SPATIALECON_GECON4_4.0


Summary
Abstract: The Global Gridded Geographically Based Economic Data (G-Econ), Version 4 contains derived one degree grid cells of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) data in GRID and ASCII formats for both Market Exchange Rate (MER) and Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) for the years 1990, 1995, 2000 and 2005. MER is the exchange rate between local and U.S. dollar currencies for a given time period established by the ... View entire text

Purpose: To provide global gridded Gross Domestic Product (GDP) data in both Market Exchange Rate (MER) and Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) to be used for socioeconomic, environmental, climate, and other related research.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -55.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Nordhaus, W.D., and X. Chen
Dataset Title: Global Gridded Geographically Based Economic Data (G-Econ), Version 4
Dataset Release Date: 2016-12-02T00:00:00.000Z
Dataset Release Place: Palisades, NY
Dataset Publisher: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC)
Version: 4.0
Dataset DOI: 10.7927/H42V2D1C
Online Resource: http://doi.org/10.7927/H42V2D1C
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1990-01-01
Stop Date: 1990-01-01
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Platform
MODELS
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints Users are free to use, copy, distribute, transmit, and adapt the work for commercial and non-commercial purposes, without restriction, as long as clear attribution of the source is provided.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: https://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: SEDAC USER SERVICES
Phone: +1 845-365-8920
Fax: +1 845-365-8922
Email: ciesin.info at ciesin.columbia.edu
Contact Address:
61 Route 9W, P.O. Box 1000
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: METADATA AUTHOR
Phone: +1 845-365-8988
Fax: +1 845-365-8922
Email: metadata at ciesin.columbia.edu
Contact Address:
61 Route 9W, P.O. Box 1000
City: Palisades
Province or State: New York
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Nordhaus, W.D., and X. Chen (2011-01-01T00:00:00.000Z), Using Luminosity Data as a Proxy for Economic Statistics, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), 108, 21, 8589-8594, doi:10.1073/pnas.1017031108, https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1017031108
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2016-12-02
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-04-08


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