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Visualization: The world’s 10 biggest cities every year since 1500 – Publications – AEI

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AEI Visualization: The world’s 10 biggest cities every year since 1500 Here’s a really interesting visualization from John Burn-Murdoch, senior data-visualisation journalist at the Financial Times posted to his Twitter account (it might take a few seconds to load, click on the arrow to start, then give it about five seconds for the visualization to start):   New project: A “Bar Chart Race” animation showing the changing ranks of the 10 biggest cities in the world since 1500. Fascinating to watch giant cities vanish after falling in conquests, and amazing that three UK cities were in the top 8 in the late 1800s. pic.twitter.com/KglMZbYobr — John Burn-Murdoch (@jburnmurdoch) March 18, 2019 Visualization: The world’s 10 biggest cities every year since 1500 Mark Perry

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Visualization: The world’s 10 biggest cities every year since 1500

Here’s a really interesting visualization from John Burn-Murdoch, senior data-visualisation journalist at the Financial Times posted to his Twitter account (it might take a few seconds to load, click on the arrow to start, then give it about five seconds for the visualization to start):

 

Visualization: The world’s 10 biggest cities every year since 1500
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Mark Perry
Mark J. Perry is concurrently a scholar at AEI and a professor of economics and finance at the University of Michigan’s Flint campus. He is best known as the creator and editor of the popular economics blog Carpe Diem. At AEI, Perry writes about economic and financial issues for American.com and the AEIdeas blog.

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