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Open Economics: the story so far…

Velichka Dimitrova - August 30, 2013 in Advisory Panel, Announcements, Events, Featured, Open Data, Open Economics, Projects

A year and a half ago we embarked on the Open Economics project with the support of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and we would like a to share a short recap of what we have been up to.

Our …

Introducing the Open Economics Principles

Velichka Dimitrova - August 7, 2013 in Announcements, Featured

The Open Economics Working Group would like to introduce the Open Economics Principles, a Statement on Openness of Economic Data and Code. A year and a half ago the Open Economics project began with a mission of becoming central …

Looking for the Next Open Economics Project Coordinator

Open Knowledge International - July 3, 2013 in Announcements, Featured, Open Economics

### Open Economics Project Coordinator

The Open Economics Working Group is looking for a project coordinator to lead the Open Economics project in the next phase. The Open Economics Project Coordinator will be the point of contact for the Working …

Second Open Economics International Workshop

Velichka Dimitrova - June 5, 2013 in Announcements, Events, Featured, Open Data, Open Economics, Workshop

Next week, on June 11-12, at the MIT Sloan School of Management, the Open Economics Working Group of the Open Knowledge Foundation will gather about 40 economics professors, social scientists, research data professionals, funders, publishers and journal editors for the

Metametrik Sprint in London, May 25

Velichka Dimitrova - May 2, 2013 in Announcements, Call for participation, Events, Featured, Metametrik, Sprint

The Open Economics Working Group is inviting to a one-day sprint to create a machine-readable format for the reporting of regression results.

  • When: May 25, Saturday, 10:00-16:00
  • Where: Centre for Creative Collaboration (tbc), 16 Acton Street, London, WC1X 9NG
  • How

Automated Game Play Datasets: New Releases

Velichka Dimitrova - April 24, 2013 in Announcements, Data Release, Featured, Open Data, Open Economics, Open Research

Last month we released ten datasets from the research project “Small Artificial Human Agents for Virtual Economies“, implemented by Professor David Levine and Professor Yixin Chen at the Washington University of St. Louis and funded by the National …

Open Research Data Handbook – Call for Case Studies

Velichka Dimitrova - April 9, 2013 in Announcements, Call for participation, Featured, Open Data, Open Economics, Open Research

The OKF Open Research Data Handbook – a collaborative and volunteer-led guide to Open Research Data practices – is beginning to take shape and we need you! We’re looking for case studies showing benefits from open research data: either …

Releasing the Automated Game Play Datasets

Velichka Dimitrova - March 7, 2013 in Announcements, Data Release, Featured, Open Data, Open Economics, Open Research, Open Tools

We are very happy to announce that the Open Economics Working Group is releasing the datasets of the research project “Small Artificial Human Agents for Virtual Economies“, implemented by Professor David Levine and Professor Yixin Chen at the …

Sovereign Credit Risk: An Open Database

Marc Joffe - January 31, 2013 in Data Release, External Projects, Featured, Open Data, Open Economics, Open Research, Public Finance and Government Data, Public Sector Credit

Throughout the Eurozone, credit rating agencies have been under attack for their lack of transparency and for their pro-cyclical sovereign rating actions. In the humble belief that the crowd can outperform the credit rating oracles, we are introducing an open …

Launching the Open Sustainability Working Group

Velichka Dimitrova - November 30, 2012 in Announcements, Call for participation, Environment, Energy and Sustainability, Featured, Open Data, Open Research

This blog post is written by Jorge Zapico, researcher at the Center for Sustainable Communications at KTH The Royal Institute of Technology and Velichka Dimitrova, Project Coordinator for Economics and Energy at the Open Knowledge Foundation and is