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dc.contributor.authorVerhulst, Stefaan G.
dc.contributor.authorYoung, Andrew
dc.date.accessioned2021-02-10T12:58:18Z
dc.date.issued2017
dc.date.submitted2018-12-12 12:09:23
dc.date.submitted2020-04-01T12:24:17Z
dc.identifier1001043
dc.identifierOCN: 1076786531
dc.identifierhttp://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/28916
dc.identifier.urihttps://directory.doabooks.org/handle/20.500.12854/35117
dc.description.abstractRecent years have witnessed considerable speculation about the potential of open data to bring about wide-scale transformation. The bulk of existing evidence about the impact of open data, however, focuses on high-income countries. Much less is known about open data’s role and value in low- and middle-income countries, and more generally about its possible contributions to economic and social development. Open Data for Developing Economies features in-depth case studies on how open data is having an impact across the developing world-from an agriculture initiative in Colombia to data-driven healthcare projects in Uganda and South Africa to crisis response in Nepal. The analysis built on these case studies aims to create actionable intelligence regarding: (a) the conditions under which open data is most (and least) effective in development, presented in the form of a Periodic Table of Open Data; (b) strategies to maximize the positive contributions of open data to development; and (c) the means for limiting open data’s harms on developing countries.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.rightsopen access
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::U Computing & information technology
dc.subject.otheropen data
dc.subject.otheropen government data
dc.subject.otherimpact
dc.subject.otherdeveloping world
dc.subject.otherDeveloping country
dc.subject.otherOpen data
dc.titleOpen Data in Developing Economies
dc.title.alternativeToward Building an Evidence Base on What Works and How
dc.typebook
oapen.relation.isPublishedBy36099d72-8b22-4bf5-ab27-c2090263b9c6
oapen.collectionScholarLed
oapen.pages284


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