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Estimating Poverty Using High Resolution Satellite Imagery

Ryan Engstrom discusses developments in satellite imagery and machine learning that can be applied for poverty mapping, what the imagery can tell us, and the process’ key indicators for measuring poverty. See the full session on IEG's YouTube channel.

About the Presenters

Ryan Engstrom

Ryan Engstrom is a co-author with David Newhouse and Jon Hersh of "Poverty from Space" in Sri Lanka. He is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Geography at George Washington University. He holds a Ph.D. in Geography, jointly from San Diego State University and UC Santa Barbara.

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Jes�s Manuel

- Jul 7, 2018
great

Ki

- Jul 7, 2018
Great! Interesting!

Abdurazak

- Jun 14, 2018
thanks

Janath

- Aug 2, 2017
Using GIS to identify poverty areas is a better way of approach

Janath

- Aug 2, 2017
Excellent presentation

LUKANGA

- Jul 28, 2017
Great

EBRAHIM

- May 28, 2017
Great
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