Monthly Training Webinars on Research Data (9): Understanding Rural Development


Thursday, May 20, 2021, 11:00am to 12:00pm



Monthly Training Webinars on Research Data: Sources, Tools and Applications

Co-Sponsored by China Data Institute, Future Data Lab, and RMDS Lab

9. Understanding Rural Development

Shuming Bao, China Data Institute & Future Data Lab

Tao Hu, Center for Geographic Analysis, Harvard University

English Session: 11:00AM-12:00PM, Thursday, May 20, 2021 (US Eastern Time)

Chinese Session: 11:00AM-12:00PM, Friday, May 21, 2021 (Beijing Time)



China has experienced rapid rural development within recent years. This webinar will discuss available statistics, census data, and GIS data for the spatial study of rural development in China, including the following topics: (1) data sources, collection, category, definition, and interpretation; (2) alternative data sources; (3) comparison of the difference between the US and China data; (4) discussions of pros and cons; (5) workflow-based data analysis case studies based on published papers.

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