Welcome - publicdata.eu Oxford University study suggests world poverty is rapidly shrinking Poverty levels in Nepal, Rwanda and Bangladesh have dropped Report predicts some of the poorest countries in the world could see acute poverty eradicated within 20 years By Daily Mail Reporter Published: 17:47 GMT, 17 March 2013 | Updated: 08:26 GMT, 18 March 2013 World poverty is shrinking and developing countries are becoming less poor according to a new study by Oxford University. Nepal, Rwanda and Bangladesh were the 'star performers' of the 22-country study carried out by the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI), followed by Ghana, Tanzania, Cambodia and Bolivia. The report predicts that some of the poorest countries in the world could see acute poverty eradicated within 20 years. The department measured poverty by using a new term called the Multidimensional Poverty Index, or MPI. It measures the intensity of different deprivations that poor people face including nutrition, education and sanitation and not just income.
perspective.usherbrooke.ca De Lille à Marseille, les prix de l’immobilier dans 15 grandes villes de France -Nantes : Le prix du mètre carré est revenu à son niveau de 2008 La crise n’est plus qu’un souvenir. Les prix ont encore grimpé de 9% en un an, remettant le mètre carré à son niveau de 2008 (2 500 euros). Il est vrai que la demande a bondi, poussant les propriétaires à gonfler la valeur de leur bien. «Certains affichent même des surcotes de 30% par rapport au marché. Ils ne sont pas près de trouver preneur», note Nicolas Martinez, de Guy Hoquet l’Immobilier. C’est au cœur de la ville que les tarifs sont les plus fous : de 3 000 à 3 500 euros le mètre carré pour les vastes appartements haussmanniens. Les maisons avec jardin sont rares. Tiffany Blandin Les professionnels qui ont participé à notre enquête : chambre des notaires de Loire-Atlantique, Guy Hoquet l’Immobilier Nantes, Avis Immobilier (Tortière, Chantenay, Saint-Herblain, Nantes-Sud-Rezé), Square Habitat, Beaulieu immobilier.
Trade years of life to make the whole world healthier - opinion - 08 April 2013 Read full article Continue reading page |1|2 To solve the tragedy of child mortality we need to set up an international market in ill health ABOUT 6 million children under 5 die from infectious diseases each year. This tragedy is a result of two fundamental problems in global health: money and support from richer countries are insufficient; and the available funds are often not used efficiently. Why does this happen? At present, global health investment is voluntary and few countries make sizeable donations. Is there a way to improve the situation? Battling climate change is also a public good that is vulnerable to free riding. In a typical carbon market, countries have their emissions capped and are issued tradeable permits. Likewise, it is much cheaper to save a life in a poor country than it is in a rich country. For such a market to work, we need something to be traded. How many DALYs would donors need to buy? Here's how. How many? New Scientist Not just a website! More from the web
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Cost of cuts: Austerity's toxic genetic legacy - health - 10 April 2013 Editorial: "The hidden costs of austerity" FROM financial breakdown in Portugal to the UK's so-called bedroom tax, the harsh effects of austerity measures are hitting people in ways unseen in decades. Many are focused on the most imminent challenges to their well-being – increased costs of living and job security, for example. But new insights into how genes linked with disease are triggered in times of stress suggest that we should be paying just as much attention to the long-term effects of austerity on our health. The more immediate health impacts of economic cuts were documented last month in The Lancet (doi.org/k4c), revealing that suicides in Europe have soared since the financial crash in 2008, with 1000 extra deaths in England alone by 2010. Likewise, the incidence of mental health disorders has increased in countries worst hit by debt crises, such as Greece and Spain. ...
WikiProject France/Limites administratives Le tracé des limites administratives françaises est complet depuis le 4 décembre 2013 (hors département de Mayotte) Une vidéo montrant la progression du tracé est disponible: Ce projet passe donc dans une phase de contrôle de qualité des tracés effectués entre mars 2008 et décembre 2013 ainsi qu'un suivi des changements de ces limites. Contrôle de la qualité Une première étude de contrôle de qualité a été faite sur les nœuds d'intersection de communes en comparaison avec le Route500 de l'IGN. Mise à jour: Suivi des modifications publiées au Journal Officiel Les changements de limites administratives peuvent être issus de fusions ou scissions de communes, ainsi que de modifications des limites territoriales entre deux communes. La liste ci-dessous a pour but de répertorier ces publications et la mise à jour faite (ou non) dans OSM: Les sources potentielles Guide pour les tracer cadget
Cost of cuts: Austerity's toxic genetic legacy - health - 10 April 2013 Editorial: "The hidden costs of austerity" FROM financial breakdown in Portugal to the UK's so-called bedroom tax, the harsh effects of austerity measures are hitting people in ways unseen in decades. Many are focused on the most imminent challenges to their well-being – increased costs of living and job security, for example. The more immediate health impacts of economic cuts were documented last month in The Lancet (doi.org/k4c), revealing that suicides in Europe have soared since the financial crash in 2008, with 1000 extra deaths in England alone by 2010. World Stats Interactive Maps - Index This index lists over 400 interactive world maps covering areas such as health, education, drugs & crime, economy, environment, gender and population for all countries. See also the data sources. Categories Most popular interactive maps Sports interactive maps: Most Popular Interactive Visualizations Anime rankings by genre - Discover the top anime by rating, popularity and genre. Indicators Digital Divide & ICT >Mobile and Telephone >Internet subscribers Drugs & Crime >Drugs >Homicide rates >Thefts and robbery Economy & Development >Agriculture >Employment >GDP and GDP growth >Inflation Inflation rate, average consumer prices >Human Development Index (HDI) >Inequality >Poverty and Aid >Research and Development >Unemployment Unemployment rate Education >Access >Education system >Expenditure >Gender equity >School life expectancy >Progression rates >>Repetition rates >>Survival rates >>Transition rates >Teachers >Tertiary Education Enrolment >Tertiary Education Fields >Quality of Education - All international studies Gender
Three things you urgently need to learn about the crisis of scale A key result of what we’ve worked on for the last year has been understanding that technological development has reduced the optimum scale of production continuously since the end of WWII, and that the way financial capital has defended itself to maintain its place in the economic system has gutted the better part of the productive community and brought on the current financial crisis. This underlying economic and historical movement points, over the medium and long term, towards two possible outomes (decomposition — that is, the simultaneous destruction of state, market and social cohesion — on the one hand, and the transition towards a P2P mode of production on the other). But having a medium and long-term perspective doesn’t free us up from fighting today’s battle. And today, in every difficulty local industry has, in every challenge faced by those faced with keeping production and jobs around, the crisis of scale appears again… and we need to learn from it.
30 Places to Find Open Data on the Web Finding an interesting data set and a story it tells can be the most difficult part of producing an infographic or data visualization. Data visualization is the end artifact, but it involves multiple steps – finding reliable data, getting the data in the right format, cleaning it up (an often underestimated step in the amount of time it takes!) and then finding the story you will eventually visualize. Following is a list useful resources for finding data. Your needs will vary from one project to another, but this list is a great place to start — and bookmark. 1. Data.gov: This is the go-to resource for government-related data. 2. These are the places that house data from all kinds of sources. 3. Usually, the best place to get social data for an API is the site itself: Instagram, GetGlue, Foursquare, pretty much all social media sites have their own API’s. 4. Wunderground has detailed weather information and also let’s you search historical data by zip code or city. 5. 6. 7.
Il Pil italiano giù del 2,2% nel 2012 Per l'Eurozona il peggior trimestre dal 2009 - Economia e Finanza con Bloomberg MILANO - L'economia italiana, e quella europea più in generale, continuano a dare segnali di profonda debolezza e ad aggiornare le serie negative. Nel 2012, il prodotto interno lordo (Pil) italiano è sceso del 2,2%. La stima proviene dall'Istat, che specifica che si tratta del dato corretto per gli effetti di calendario e destagionalizzato, diverso da quello definitivo e valido ai fini del conteggio in sede Ue, che verrà rilasciato il primo marzo. Nell'ultimo trimestre dell'anno scorso, il prodotto è sceso dello 0,9% congiunturale, raggiungendo così il sesto calo trimestrale consecutivo: una situazione così non si era verificata dal 1992-1993. e servizi". BCE: giù le stime sul Pil, alert sulla disoccupazione Anche L'Europa nel suo complesso resta in recessione. Nell'Ue allargata a 27, tornando a fine 2012, la flessione è stata dello 0,5%.