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Open knowledge and wealth (part 2)

In our previous post we explored the complex relationship between the Open Knowledge Index and wealth for a sample of countries. The basic linear model looked like this: OKI = -2.34 + 0.28*Log GDP + error, which we interpreted that a … Continue reading

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Open knowledge and wealth (part 1)

Is there a relationship between open knowledge and wealth? Data from the Open Economics group show that there is a positive relationship between their open knowledge index and GDP per capita [see our previous post on this index]. So, richer countries have higher scores … Continue reading

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The dimensions of open knowledge

Recently, the OpenEcon working group from the Open Knowledge Foundation released its first Open Knowledge Index, which “has been designed to measure and track progress in opening up information, data and knowledge in a broader sense to the public” (data may be … Continue reading

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