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Brian Blankespoor is a Senior Geographer in the Development Data Group of the World Bank. Over the past 15 years at the World Bank, his work focusses on the production of spatial data, integration of large data with automation, and spatial models for economic analysis. He is a coauthor of peer reviewed articles on issues of environment, transportation, and economic geography. He is the co-chair of the World Bank Geospatial Community of Practice, an alternate World Bank representative to United Nations Geospatial Network, and a contributor to the POPGRID Data Collaborative. Prior to the World Bank, he held analytical positions in the private sector and World Wildlife Fund. He is a certified GISP (Geographic Information System Professional) and holds an MSc in Applied Economics from The Johns Hopkins University, an MSc in Geography from Oregon State University and a BSc in Computer Science from Calvin College.
Posts by Brian Blankespoor
परिवहन से जुड़े आधारभूत संरचना में निवेश से व्यापार लागत कम होती है और गांव शहरी बाज़ारों के साथ जुड़ जाते हैं। यह लेख दर्शाता है कि इस स्थानिक एकीकरण के कारण ग्रामीण भारत में भूमि असमानता बढ़ने का अनपेक...
Investments in transport infrastructure reduce trade costs and lead to integration of villages with urban markets. This article suggests that this spatial integration could have the unintended consequ...