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Global Gridded Geographically Based Economic Data (G-Econ), Version 4

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
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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: 004
Data Presentation Form: raster, tabular, map
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1990-01-01
Stop Date: 1990-01-01
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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
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Format: ASCII, GRID, XLS
Fees: None

Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Format: PDF, PNG
Fees: None
Nordhaus, W.D. (2005-01-01T00:00:00.000Z), Geography and Macroeconomics: New Data and New Findings, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), 103, 10, 3510-3517, doi:doi:10.1073/pnas.0509842103,
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2016-11-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23