Friday, September 2, 2016

IMF Open Access Data Portal and Mapping Tool


The International Monetary Fund  has released a new redesigned data portal, IMF Data,  with a rich amount of international data.

Get time series economic and financial data, key indicators and indexes by country or create a snap shop of the World Economic Outlook.
 

Thursday, August 18, 2016

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Energy Use Interactive Mapping



 EIA, the nation's premier source of energy data, offers a beta tool for visualizing energy usage across 48 states displayed by regions. Electric System Operating Data Tool presents data updated every 15 minutes along with historical data for comparison.





The interface features make it easy to download  maps and raw data. 


Monday, August 15, 2016

The Almanac of Higher Education 2016-17 from The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Almanac of Higher Education 2016-17

 "The Chronicle's annual Almanac of Higher Education brings context to data with detailed tables and analysis on faculty, students, finance, and all 50 states. Get a sense of how higher education is changing, and find the figures you need to inform decisions on your campus. Among 120 tables, you will find the usual ones on facultysalaries and fastest-growing colleges, as well as new ones on cumulative student-loan debt, starting salaries for recent graduates, diversity at primarily white institutions led by African-American presidents, and major gifts given to institutions by their own presidents or professors.

 new ones on cumulative student-loan debt, starting salaries for recent graduates, diversity at primarily white institutions led by African-American presidents, and major gifts given to institutions by their own presidents orprofessors."


Thursday, July 28, 2016

New York Times Visualization: Who Will Be President?

Looking at state and national polls along with other ratings data, the NYTimes provides interactive models to look at possible election outcomes up to election day at Who Will be President? 


Follow along as new polls change estimates! Interactively explore the most competitive states to see their impact on a path to victory.




Friday, July 8, 2016

Data Visualization: Voting Habits of Americans Like You

This timely New York Times  interactive visualization looks at how the electorate is increasingly divided along demographic lines.