Developing Economies

'Come With Me To The Wonderful World Of Statistics'

Looking for a five-minute primer on the last 200 years of global economic development and public-health improvements?

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As we noted a while back, Rosling is a public health guy who helped create a Gapminder, a tool that lets you turn data into stories.

He's done a bunch of Ted talks; the latest was just posted. If you don't have time to watch the whole thing, skip ahead to minute 12, where Rosling shows what's happened with child mortality around the world in the past 50 years:

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