vrijdag 12 juni 2020


Preparing for absa/rhodes #datajournalism training. Making an assignment about rising poverty in Africa as a consequence of the corona pandemic.Apart from estimates the basic facts can be found PovcalNet:"an interactive computational tool that allows you to replicate the calculations made by the World Bank's researchers in estimating the extent of absolute poverty in the world". More: http://iresearch.worldbank.org/PovcalNet/home.aspx
You can create your own data tables, download the data in xls format and visualize for example with Tableau or Flourish. More advanced is the use of the R package: povcalnetR and do you own calculations and visualizations in R statistics. Here is example: