GDPx: New GDP Data Source

Liz Boyle just pointed me to a new source of GDP data, which she has heard good things about:

http://www.healthmetricsandevaluation.org/ghdx/record/gross-domestic-product-gdp-estimates-country-1950-2015

A detailed description of the datasource is here:

http://www.pophealthmetrics.com/content/10/1/12/abstract

It looks like they smushed together a bunch of pre-existing GDP datasets to produce a long, consistent time series for the period since 1950.

Looks like they have a lot of health data, too.  The main website is:

http://www.healthmetricsandevaluation.org

 

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