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| 2010 || {{dts|April 20}} || WDI || The World Development Indicators 2010 is released by the World Bank.<ref>{{cite web |url=https://blogs.worldbank.org/opendata/world-development-indicators-wdi010-released |publisher=The Data Blog |title=World Development Indicators (WDI) 2010 released |date=April 22, 2010 |accessdate=October 4, 2017}}</ref> || || Various
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| 2010 || || GDP re-basing rebasing || Ghana's government revises its official GDP numbers upward by 60%. This leads to discussion among development economists and others about the reliability of GDP numbers, and is the impetus for Morten Jerven's work on the unreliabilty of GDP statistics in Africa.<ref>{{cite web|url = https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2012/11/24/think-u-s-gdp-numbers-are-unreliable-check-out-ghanas/?utm_term=.2b88a8b49631|title = Think U.S. GDP numbers are unreliable? Check out Ghana.|last = Plumer|first = Brad|date = November 24, 2012|accessdate = October 16, 2017|publisher = ''Washington Post''}}</ref><ref>{{cite journal|url = https://www.afdb.org/fileadmin/uploads/afdb/Documents/Publications/ASJ15%20Section1%20Eng.pdf|title = Revising GDP estimates in Sub-Saharan Africa: Lessons from Ghana|last = Jerven|first = Morten|last2 = Duncan|first2 = Magnus Ebo|journal = The African Statistical Journal|volume = 15|date = August 1, 2012|accessdate = October 16, 2017}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url = https://www.theguardian.com/business/2012/nov/20/economics-ghana|title = Lies, damn lies and GDP. Or, how Ghana went from being one of the poorest countries in the world one day to an aspiring middle-income one the next|last = Jerven|first = Morten|date = November 20, 2012|accessdate = October 16, 2017}}</ref> || Ghana || Ghana
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| 2011 || {{dts|April}} || WDI || The World Development Indicators 2011 is published.<ref>{{cite web |url=https://elibrary.worldbank.org/doi/abs/10.1596/978-0-8213-8709-2 |title=World Development Indicators 2011: World Development Indicators |accessdate=October 4, 2017}}</ref><ref>{{cite web |url=http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/245401468331253857/World-development-indicators-2011 |title=World development indicators 2011 (English) |publisher=The World Bank |accessdate=October 4, 2017}}</ref>
| 2013 || || || ''Poor Numbers: How We Are Misled by African Development Statistics and What to Do about It'' by Morten Jerven is published.
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| 2014 || {{dts|April}} || GDP re-basing rebasing || {{w|Nigeria}}'s government changes the way it calculates its GDP, re-basing rebasing to use current prices and market structure, thus giving more weight to Nollywood and mobile phone services that have grown a lot in recent years. This results in an 89% increase in the estimate for the GDP. With the new estimate, Nigeria leapfrogs {{w|South Africa}} as the biggest economy of Africa.<ref name=gdp-brief-history/>{{rp|vii}}<ref>{{cite web|url = https://www.ft.com/content/70b594fe-bd94-11e3-a5ba-00144feabdc0?mhq5j=e7|title = Nigeria almost doubles GDP in recalculation|date = April 7, 2014|accessdate = October 17, 2017|last = Blas|first = Javier|last2 = Wallis|first2 = William|publisher = ''Financial Times''}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url = https://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21600734-revised-figures-show-nigeria-africas-largest-economy-step-change|title = Step change. Revised figures show that Nigeria is Africa’s largest economy|publisher = ''The Economist''|date = April 12, 2014|accessdate = October 17, 2017}}</ref><ref name=brookings-rebasing>{{cite web|url = https://www.brookings.edu/blog/africa-in-focus/2015/03/03/are-african-countries-rebasing-gdp-in-2014-finding-evidence-of-structural-transformation/|title = Are African countries rebasing GDP in 2014 finding evidence of structural transformation?|last = Sy|first = Amadou|date = March 3, 2015|accessdate = October 17, 2017|publisher = Brookings Institution}}</ref> || Nigeria || Nigeria
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| 2014 || {{Dts|April}}–May || WDI || The World Development Indicators 2014 is released. "Some of the changes for 2014 include new indicators for severe wasting, disaggregated by sex; national estimates for labor force participation; ratios of employment to population; and unemployment."<ref>{{cite web |url=https://blogs.worldbank.org/opendata/release-world-development-indicators014 |publisher=The Data Blog |title=Release of World Development Indicators 2014 |date=April 11, 2014 |accessdate=October 4, 2017}}</ref><ref>{{cite web |url=https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/18237 |title=World Development Indicators 2014 |accessdate=October 4, 2017}}</ref><ref>{{cite web |url=https://data.worldbank.org/data-catalog/world-development-report-2014 |title=World Development Report 2014 |website=Data |accessdate=October 4, 2017}}</ref><ref>{{cite web |url=https://elibrary.worldbank.org/doi/abs/10.1596/978-1-4648-0163-1 |title=World Development Indicators 2014: World Development Indicators |accessdate=October 4, 2017}}</ref>
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| 2015 || {{dts|January}}–March || GDP re-basing rebasing || Starting with the first quarter of 2015, India changes the way it calculates GDP. The changes shift focus from production to market prices for consumption, and also use 2011/12 as the base year for prices.<ref>{{cite web|url = https://www.wsj.com/articles/india-changes-gdp-calculation-method-1422622762|title = India Changes GDP Calculation Method. Statistics Ministry Changing Base Year for Benchmark, Switches to Market-Price Calculation|date = January 30, 2015|last = Zhong|first = Raymond|last2 = Kala|first2 = Anant Vijay|accessdate = October 15, 2017|publisher = ''Wall Street Journal''}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url = https://www.forbes.com/sites/timworstall/2015/04/18/indias-change-in-gdp-calculation-method-seems-highly-sensible/#501f4847e235|title = India's Change In GDP Calculation Method Seems Highly Sensible|last = Worstall|first = Tim|date = April 18, 2015|accessdate = October 15, 2017|publisher = ''Forbes''}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url = https://manasiecon.wordpress.com/2015/05/14/the-new-contagious-crisis-called-gdp-revision/|title = The New Contagious Crisis called GDP Revision!|date = May 14, 2015|accessdate = October 16, 2017}}</ref> See {{w|2015 India GDP rebasing}} for more information. || India || India
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| 2015 || {{dts|April 15}} || WDI || The World Development Indicators 2015 is published. "Some of the new elements for 2015 include a two page MDG progress snapshot, which shows whether selected targets of the MDGs have been achieved; new indicators on Shared Prosperity, which shows that many countries have seen growth in income or consumption among the bottom 40 percent of the population in their welfare distribution; Statistical Capacity, which measures improvements in the strengths of national statistical systems; and Particulate Matter Concentrations which show that in many parts of the world, exposure to air pollution is increasing rapidly."<ref>{{cite web |url=https://blogs.worldbank.org/opendata/release-world-development-indicators015 |publisher=The Data Blog |title=Release of World Development Indicators 2015 |date=April 15, 2015 |accessdate=October 4, 2017}}</ref><ref>{{cite web |url=http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/795941468338533334/World-development-indicators-2015 |title=World development indicators 2015 (English) |publisher=The World Bank |accessdate=October 4, 2017}}</ref><ref>{{cite web |url=https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/21634 |title=World Development Indicators 2015 |accessdate=October 4, 2017}}</ref><ref>{{cite web |url=https://elibrary.worldbank.org/doi/abs/10.1596/978-1-4648-0440-3 |title=World Development Indicators 2015: World Development Indicators |accessdate=October 4, 2017}}</ref>
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