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Italy must expand its online franchise: a policy promising attractive side-effects for the Italian economy

Valeria Cipollone - November 26, 2013 in Featured, Open Data


This blog has been reposted from the Bruegel Blog.

“55 years after its promulgation, how would you like to change the Italian constitution?” This is the rather difficult question posed to Italians in the online public consultation that closed

Open model of an oil contract

Johnny West - October 22, 2013 in External Projects, Featured, Open Data, Open Economics

Please come and kick the tires of our open model of an oil contract!

In the next month or so, OpenOil and its partners will publish what we believe will be the first financial model of an oil contract under …

Fundamental Stock Valuation on an Open Platform

Gregory Ugwi - September 3, 2013 in External Projects, Featured, Open Data

Investors have traditionally relied on Wall Street analysts for projections of companies’ intrinsic values.  Wall Street analysts typically come up with their valuations using Discounted Cash flow (DCF) analysis. However, they do not disclose the proprietary models used for arriving …

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 …

EC Consultation on open research data

Sander van der Waal - July 17, 2013 in Featured, Open Access, Open Data

The European Commission held a public consultation on open access to research data on July 2 in Brussels inviting statements from researchers, industry, funders, IT and data centre professionals, publishers and libraries. The inputs of these stakeholders will play some …

Open Access to Research Data: The European Commission’s consultation in progress

Velichka Dimitrova - July 9, 2013 in Featured, Open Access, Open Research

The European Commission held a public consultation on open access to research data on July 2 in Brussels inviting statements from researchers, industry, funders, IT and data centre professionals, publishers and libraries. The inputs of these stakeholders will play some …

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. …

The AEA Registry for Randomized Controlled Trials

Patrick McNeal - July 4, 2013 in External Projects, Featured, Open Tools, Trials Registration

The American Economic Association (AEA) has recently launched a registry for randomized controlled trials in economics (https://www.socialscienceregistry.org). The registry aims to address the growing number of requests for registration by funders and peer reviewers, make access to results …

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 …