Research Network on Opening Governance

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About this Research Network

Funded from 2014 to the present.

This research network seeks to develop blueprints for more effective and legitimate democratic institutions to help improve people’s lives. The Network convenes a range of experts to study what happens when governments and institutions open themselves to diverse participation, pursue collaborative problem-solving, and seek input and expertise from a range of people. Read More


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Identifying What Works in Open Data

Through an exploration of case studies around the world, a report by The GovLab at New York University analyzes effective open data approaches and programs. Read More 
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Researching the Impact of Open Data

A website developed by the GovLab in partnership with the Omidyar Network provides a repository of case studies on diverse open data initiatives from around the world. Read More