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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 …

Second Open Economics International Workshop Recap

Velichka Dimitrova - July 5, 2013 in Events, Featured, Workshop


Open Knowledge Foundation, CIPIL, MIT Sloan. Supported by Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

On June 11-12, the Open Economics Working Group of the Open Knowledge Foundation organised the Second Open Economics International Workshop, hosted at the MIT Sloan School of Management, a second of two international workshops funded by the Alfred P. …

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

Can we have open data without open access?

Velichka Dimitrova - February 11, 2013 in Events, Featured, Open Access, Open Data, Open Economics, Open Research

Many of the motivations which drive open access are similar to why we want open data in social science research: making one’s research more widely available to the research community and to the wider public, producing more and better research …

First Open Economics International Workshop Recap

Velichka Dimitrova - January 25, 2013 in Economic Publishing, Events, Featured, Open Access, Open Data, Open Economics, Open Research, Open Tools, Workshop

The first Open Economics International Workshop gathered 40 academic economists, data publishers and funders of economics research, researchers and practitioners to a two-day event at Emmanuel College in Cambridge, UK. The aim of the workshop was to build an understanding …

Open Research Data Handbook Sprint

Velichka Dimitrova - January 17, 2013 in Events, Featured, Open Data, Open Economics, Open Research, Sprint

On February 15-16, the Open Research Data Handbook Sprint will happen at the Open Data Institute, 65 Clifton Street, London EC2A 4JE.

The Open Research Data Handbook aims to provide an introduction to the processes, tools and other areas that …

First Open Economics International Workshop

Velichka Dimitrova - December 17, 2012 in Events, Featured, Open Access, Open Data, Open Economics, Open Research, Workshop

**You can follow all the goings-on today and tomorrow through the [live stream](http://bambuser.com/v/3232222).**

On 17-18 December, economics and law professors, data publishers, practitioners and representatives from international institutions will gather at Emmanuel College, Cambridge for the First Open Economics International

Data Party: Tracking Europe’s Failed Banks

Anders Pedersen - October 18, 2012 in Data Party, Open Economics

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This fall marked the five year anniversary of the collapse of UK-based Northern Rock in 2007. Since then an unknown number of European banks have collapsed under the weight over plummeting housing markets, financial mismanagement and other …

How can open data help rebuild trust in business?

Martin Martinoff - October 8, 2012 in Audit and Accounting, Events, External Projects, Hackathon, Public Finance and Government Data

A few months ago, the Finance Innovation Lab launched AuditFutures – a new systemic work around rebuilding trust in business. The first innovation workshop on 4 July was a tremendous success and we have developed a strategy to move the