• The Human Fertility Database

    Data comparability is a valuable thing, and achieving high levels of compatibility is exactly the goal of the Human Fertility Database. From the website: The main goal of the Human Fertility Database (HFD) is to provide access to detailed high-quality data on cohort and period fertility to a broad audience of users. We are trying… Continue Reading

  • World Bank Open Data Initiative

    Following upon my declaration of the Decade of Data, I think it is very impressive that the World Bank decided to share its data. As part of their ‘open data initiative’, data from their large number of databases is made available through the internet. Together, these databases encompass over 2,000 indicators of countries all over… Continue Reading

  • Have a great Decade of Data!

    Now that I am trying to get to a regular blogging schedule, I realized that I have not wished my readers a happy new year. Although I am traditionally late with these kind of things, I suppose now is too late to wish you all a very happy 2010. But, perhaps it is not too… Continue Reading