Regional Economic Analysis

Through the mapping of economies worldwide and how light is associated with commerce in those economies, Insituit provides insights on growth metrics and how economies worldwide are performing.

In-Situ Night Lights

  • Understand Real GDP performance months before the competition and well in advance of income measures from national accounts.
  • Assess the time patterns on regional income growth from events such as the discovery of minerals, civil strife, and the like.
  • Combine data on changes in night lights with data on measured income growth to improve estimates of true income growth.
  • Track short term fluctuations.