The Value of Government Data

Donald P. Humphry (Editor)

Series: Government Procedures and Operations
BISAC: POL040000



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Special issue: Resilience in breaking the cycle of children’s environmental health disparities
Edited by I Leslie Rubin, Robert J Geller, Abby Mutic, Benjamin A Gitterman, Nathan Mutic, Wayne Garfinkel, Claire D Coles, Kurt Martinuzzi, and Joav Merrick


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The term “government data” includes diverse categories of government information products, such as information published by government agencies for statistical purposes; information in government administrative records on individuals and businesses; and physical measurements about natural phenomena recorded by government agencies. This book discusses the value of government data and provides a U.S. open data action plan as well as the open data policy.
(Imprint: Nova)


Chapter 1 - Fostering Innovation, Creating Jobs, Driving Better Decisions: The Value of Government Data (pp. 1-68)
Regina Powers and David Beede

Chapter 2 - America Is Open for Business: Strategic Plan, Fiscal Years 2014-2018, Strategic Goal 4: Data (pp. 69-78)
U.S. Department of Commerce

Chapter 3 - U.S. Open Data Action Plan (pp. 79-94)
Executive Office of the President

Chapter 4 - Open Data Policy: Managing Information as an Asset (pp. 95-112)
Sylvia M. Burwell, Steven VanRoekel, Todd Park and Dominic J. Mancini


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