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Government Data Does Not Mean Data Governance: Lessons Learned from a Public Sector Application Audit

Nik Thompson Ravi Ravindran Salvatore Nicosia

‘You have to raise a fist!’: seeing and speaking to the state in South Africa

Elizabeth Mills

Category Open Data
Methodology Case Studies

The right of access to information: exploring gender inequities

Laura Neuman

Competition-Based Innovation: The Case of the X Prize Foundation

Mokter Hossain Ilkka Kauranen

Methodology Case Studies

Policy modeling to support administrative decisionmaking on the New York state HIV testing law.

Martin E. G. MacDonald R. H. Smith L. C. Gordon D. E. Tesoriero J. M. Laufer F. N. O’Connell D. A

Category Big Data Open Data

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The well-informed city: A decentralized, bottom-up model for a smart city service using information and self-organization

Eyal Feder-Levy Efrat Blumenfeld-Liebertal Juval Portugali

Objective Effectiveness Access

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Crowdsourcing civility: A natural experiment examining the effects of distributed moderation in online forums

Cliff Lampe Paul Zube Jusil Lee Chul Hyun Park Erik Johnston

Objective Participation

Google DeepMind and healthcare in an age of algorithms

Julia Powles Hal Hodson

Methodology Case Studies

Crowdsourcing City Government: Using Tournaments to Improve Inspection Accuracy

Edward Glaeserrew Hillis Scott Duke Kominers Michael Luca

Objective Effectiveness

Five design principles for crowdsourced policymaking: Assessing the case of crowdsourced off-road traffic law in Finland

Tanja Aitamurto Hélène Landemore

Inclusive Constitution-Making: The Icelandic Experiment

Hélène Landemore

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Why women participate less in civic activity: Evidence from Mali

Jessica Gottlieb

Methodology Case Studies
Objective Participation

The dark side of digital politics: understanding the algorithmic manufacturing of consent and the hindering of online dissidence

Emiliano Treré

Methodology Case Studies

How Does Collaborative Governance Scale?

Chris Ansell Jacob Torfing

Methodology Case Studies
Objective Effectiveness

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Crowd Sourced Legislation and Politics: The Legitimacy of Constitutional Deliberation in Romania

Sergiu Gherghina Sergiu Miscoiu

Methodology Case Studies
Objective Legitimacy

Collective Intelligence Meets Medical Decision-Making: The Collective Outperforms the Radiologist

Max Wolf Jens Krause Patricia A. Carneyy Bogart Ralf H. J. M. Kurvers

Objective Effectiveness

Push, Pull, and Spill: A Transdisciplinary Case Study in Municipal Open Government

Jan Whittington Ryan Calo Mike Simon Jesse Woo Meg Young Peter Schmiedeskamp

Methodology Case Studies
Objective Effectiveness

Contests as Innovation Policy Instruments: Lessons from the US Federal Agencies' Experience

Isabelle Liotard Valerie Revest

Methodology Case Studies
Objective Effectiveness

Datafication and empowerment: How the open data movement re-articulates notions of democracy, participation, and journalism

Stefan Baack

Methodology Case Studies Survey

Crowdsourcing Biomedial Research: Leveraging Communities as Innovation Engines

Julio Saez-Rodriguez James C. Costello Stephen H. Friend Michael R. Kellen Lara Mangravite Pablo Meyer Thea Norman Gustavo Stolovitsky

Objective Effectiveness

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Evaluating E-Rulemaking: Public Participation and Political Institutions

Stuart M. Benjamin

Methodology Case Studies

Job Creation and Firm-Specific Location Incentives

Nathan M. Jensen

Objective Effectiveness

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The Perils of Experimentation

Michael A. Livermore

Objective Effectiveness

Hacking the streets: 'Smart' writing in the smart city

Spencer Jordan

GitHub use in public administration in Canada: Early experience with a new open collaboration tool

Justin Longo Tanya M. Kelley

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Working with the Grain: How Amenable to Digital Transformation Are the Monitoring and Repair of Rural Water Points in Tanzania?

Kapongola Nganyanyuka Javier Martinez Juma Lungo Jeroen Verplanke Yola Georgiadou

Objective Effectiveness

Embracing Digital Democracy: A Call for Building an Online Civic Commons

John Gastil Robert C. Richards Jr.

Internet Voting for Expatriates: The Swiss Case

Micha Germann Uwe Serdült

Category Civic Technology
Methodology Case Studies
Objective Participation

Police.uk and Data.police.uk: Developing Open Crime and Justice Data for the UK

Amanda M Smith Tom Heath

Category Open Data
Methodology Case Studies
Objective Legitimacy

Inside the Digital Revolution

Heather Brooke

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The Smart City and its Citizens: Governance and Citizen Participation in Amsterdam Smart City

Carlo Francesco Capra

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Social media and citizen engagement: A meta-analytic review

Marko M. Skoric Qinfeng Zhu Debbie Goh Natalie Pang

Objective Participation

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