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May 28, 2018

Night Lights Reveal A Lot About the Indian Economy

This Mint article uses our work to illustrate how night lights data can shed light on various aspects of the economy. Excerpts:


"The analysis by IDFC Institute (available as an interactive tool here) also reveals that cities clearly evolve along transportation corridors, which most municipal governments have failed to adequately expand and improve. Also, south Indian states such as Kerala and Tamil Nadu have done a far better job at distributing the state’s total economic output across multiple hubs than their northern counterparts."


Read the whole article here.

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