Map Showing the World's Lights At Night

July 21, 2009

Several people have asked me for a link to the site with the high resolution NASA photo of the world at night. I’ve used this picture in several presentations to illustrate geographic variation in the level of economic activity. It is revealing to zoom in on specific regions and countries.

This post originally appeared on the NYU Stern Urbanization Project’s blog. To read the original post, click here.