Converting .TXT/.GRD Climate Data Files to netCDF Format

Climate data is packaged and distributed in too many file formats.  Under ideal circumstances, you could easily convert data from formats you're not familiar with (and don't have scripts to handle), to those that you do. This is why analogous tools like Stat/Transfer for statistical databases often used by social scientists, are so helpful.  If a stranger … Continue reading Converting .TXT/.GRD Climate Data Files to netCDF Format

Recent Trends in Women’s Employment in Rural India

That female labor force participation (FLFP) is U-shaped in per capita income is one significant stylized fact at the intersection of development and labor economics. At low levels of development, subsistence requirements render women's work a necessity for household survival. At higher incomes, the nature of employment changes, with the growth of manufacturing jobs that tend … Continue reading Recent Trends in Women’s Employment in Rural India