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How many people does synthetic fertilizer feed?
Are emerging economies deindustrializing too quickly?
Measurement Matters – The decline of maternal mortality
Is organic really better for the environment than conventional agriculture?
Working women: Key facts and trends in female labor force participation
Working women: What determines female labor force participation?
How much of the world’s land would we need in order to feed the global population with the average diet of a given country?
Historical poverty reductions: more than a story about ‘free-market capitalism’
Income inequality and happiness inequality: a tale of two trends
Collective pessimism and our inability to guess the happiness of others
“Life Expectancy” – What does this actually mean?
Yields vs. Land Use: How the Green Revolution enabled us to feed a growing population
Is globalization an engine of economic development?
What was the death toll from Chernobyl and Fukushima?When we think of nuclear safety, two accidents often come to mind: Chernobyl and Fukushima. What was the death toll and impact of these disasters?
Why are we working on Our World in Data?
Not all deaths are equal: How many deaths make a natural disaster newsworthy?
What the history of London’s air pollution can tell us about the future of today’s growing megacities
There is a ‘happiness gap’ between East and West Germany
How to use Our World In Data visualizations in presentations
Structural transformation: how did today’s rich countries become ‘deindustrialized’?