MathsMobs (ThoughtStorms)

Distributed swarm statisticians ...

Could certainly make use of statistics gahtered by Nationmaster :

Hmmm, there's something weird about the way taxation data is calculated [here. here].] I'm sure it's right, but it's a funny way of looking at it.

DanielDavies warns against the DataPollution

Optimaes attempts to build a maths mob to investigate alternative economics

See also SmartMobs, OilWarProject