The Evidence that Open Government Data Improves Developing Economies
- Stefaan Verhulst and Andrew Young for ICTworks
- June 18, 2018
- Source: https://www.ictworks.org/the-evidence-that-open-government-data-improves-developing-economies/#.WzOZQNhKhch
In 2009, the United States launched the data.gov portal. Since then there has been a rapid increase in the systematic opening of government data around the world. The 2016 Open Data Barometer, published annually by the World Wide Web Foundation, found that 79 of the 115 countries surveyed had official open data initiatives.