Quartz: "How China’s poorest regions are going to save its growth rate". Data.
Quartz: "High-speed rail is at the foundation of China’s growth strategy". Data.
Code for the Shiny Application
Debt and Growth
Quartz with Miles Kimball: "After crunching Reinhart and Rogoff’s data, we’ve concluded that high debt does not slow growth". Data.
Blog posts with Miles Kimball: "Instrumental Tools for Debt and Growth", "For Sussing Out Whether Debt Affects Future Growth, the Key is Carefully Taking into Account Past Growth". Data.
- Also the data source for Quartz, "Economists looked even closer at Reinhart and Rogoff’s data—and the results might surprise you"
I sometimes mess up some of the above data links. If any of them fail, you can consult my overall public dropbox link that has all the projects.