Introduction to Quantitative Methods

Downloading WDI Dataset

You can download WDI dataset in a layout that doesn't require any reshaping. After selecting the Country, Time, and Series options, follow these instructions to download a layout that's easier to work with than WDI's default.

1. Click Layout
2. Set the orientation of Time, Country and Series according to the table below:
Field Orientation
Time Row
Country Row
Series Column

3. Click Apply Changes

4. Click Download Options
5. Click Advanced Options

6. Click CSV
7. Set Variable Format to Codes Only
8. Set NA Preference to Blank
9. Click Download