On this page our published papers can be found.
Data for Policy is an Open Access initiative; the publications can be accessed through the links below.
2019 Conference – Published Papers

Thornton, Michael. (2019). A Theory of Informational Wellbeing. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3245075 Read more>>

Thomas Roca. (2019, April 23). Identifying AI talents among LinkedIn members, A machine learning approach. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3240963 Read more>>

Liccardi Alexandre, Coudercy Laurent, Breton Laurent, Hissel François, & Lagarde Pierre. (2019). Managing sensitive data for public information: a use cases review of the French water information system. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3239060 Read more>>

Yulistina Riyadi, Dikara Alkarisya, & Deepakshi Rawat. (2019). The Potential of Crowdsourcing to Advance the SDGs by Fostering Local and Global Collaboration. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3238601 Read more>>

Harris, Swee Leng. (2019). Data Protection Impact Assessments as Rule of Law Governance Mechanisms. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3237865 Read more>>

Janssen, Heleen, Cobbe, Jennifer, Norval, Chris, & Singh, Jatinder. (2019). Personal Data Stores and the GDPR’s lawful grounds for processing personal data. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3234902 Read more>>

Stalla-Bourdillon, Sophie, Thuermer, Gefion, Walker, Johanna C., & Carmichael. Laura. (2019). Data Protection by Design: Building the foundations of trustworthy data sharing. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3079895 Read more>>

Dutt, Vaibhav, Sil, Srijan, Krishna, Harsha, & Palavalli, Bharath. (2019). Imagining Futures – A generative scenario-based methodology to improve planning and decision-support systems for policymakers. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3066348 Read more>>

Ricciato, Fabio, & Wirthmann, Albrecht. (2019). Trusted Smart Statistics: how new data will change official statistics. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3066061 Read more>>

McCarthy, Natasha, & Fourniol, Franck. (2019). The Role of Technology in Governance: the Example of Privacy Enhancing Technologies. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3056448 Read more>>

David Lopez, Alan W Brown, David Plans, & Phil Godsiff. (2019). Trust-building in digital health: An exploration of the business case for Block Chain technologies. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2864220 Read more>>

Jay, Matthew, Pearson, Rachel, Wijlaars, Linda, Olhede, Sofia, & Gilbert, Ruth. (2019, May 1). On the challenges of using administrative data from social care: experience using a new, linked whole-population dataset. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2810973 Read more>>

Nochta, Timea, Badstuber, Nicole Elizabeth, & Wan, Li. (2019). Evidence-informed decisionmaking in multi-stakeholder settings: The case of city digital twins for planning and management. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2798858 Read more>>

Thornton, Lauren, Neumann, Victoria, Blair, Gordon, Davies, Nigel, & Watkins, John. (2019). Trusted Brokers?: Identifying the Challenges Facing Data Centres. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2798468 Read more>>

Sielker, Franziska, & Sichel, Amarynth. (2019). Future cities in the making: overcoming barriers to information modelling in socially responsible cities. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2796506 Read more>>

Kruk Rink, Chantillon Maxim, Simonofski Anthony, Tombal Thomas, & Crompvoets Joep. (2019). FLEXPUB: Developing a Strategy for Flexible and Innovative e-Services. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2788922 Read more>>

Jacobs, Naomi, Edwards, Peter, Markovic, Milan, Caitlin D Cottrill, & Karen Salt. (2019). Public Sector Internet of Things Deployments: Value, Transparency, Risks and Challenges. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2713118 Read more>>

Peter Hill. (2019). Bracknell Town Council’s Carbon Reduction Working Group – using data to inform effective policy. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2775564 Read more>>

Bincoletto Giorgia. (2019). Data protection issues in cross-border interoperability of EHRs systems within the European Union. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2774486 Read more>>

Sapienza Salvatore. (2019). Transparency and Openness in Food Safety: insights about new Data Confidentiality rules. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2766359 Read more>>

Sander, Ina. (2019). Critical Big Data Literacy Tools – Engaging Citizens and Promoting Responsible Internet Usage. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2735058 Read more>>

Calzada, Igor, & Almirall, Esteve. (2019). Barcelona’s grassroots-led urban experimentation: Deciphering the ‘data commons’ policy scheme. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2604618 Read more>>

2017 Conference – Discussion Papers

Allen, James T. (2017, September 4). The long-term effects of inherited wealth on social equality. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.884495 Read more>>

Anderson, C. Leigh, Biscaye, Pierre E., Hayes, Adam L., Klawitter, Marieka M., & Travis, W. Reynolds. (2017, September 4). Public policy and the promise of digital credit for financial inclusion. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.884186 Read more>>

Anderson, C. Leigh, Biscaye, Pierre E., & Reynolds, Travis W. (2017, September 4). National ID Programs: A Multi-Country Review and Analysis of Policy and Practical Challenges. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.884178 Read more>>

Bauhr, Monika, Czibik, Agnes, Fazekas, Mihaly, & de Fine Licht, Jenny. (2017, September 19). Lights on the Shadows of Public Procurement. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.896046 Read more>>

Chang, Marina, Huang, C. H., & Mian, I.S. (2017, September 4). Economic policy, “alternative data” and global agriculture: from the trans-Atlantic slave trade to agroecology Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.884503 Read more >>

De Ford, Peter, Cuervo, Javier, Khan, Farooq, & Johnson, Samuel. (2017, September 4). Indicators of humanitarian aid performance using online data: case-study of Afghanistan in 2015. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.884482 Read more>>

Delacroix, Sylvie. (2017, September 21). Pervasive Data Profiling, Moral equality and Civic Responsibility. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.903488 Read more>>

Desai, Tanvi. (2017, September 20). Disseminate Access Not Data. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.897833 Read more>>

Edwards, Liz, Mullagh, Louise, Towe, Ross, Nundloll, Vatsala, Dean, Claire, Dean, Graham, … Blair, Gordon. (2017, September 4). Data-driven decisions for flood risk management. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.884180 Read more>>

Heijlen, Roel, & Crompvoets, Joep. (2017, September 4). Clean data for cleaner air? Case study research about data streams concerning low-emission zones and car-free zones. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.884076 Read more>>

Henman, Paul. (2017, September 4). The computer says ‘DEBT’: Towards a critical sociology of algorithms and algorithmic governance. Zenodo. 10.5281/zenodo.884116 Read more>>

Liccardi, Alexandre, Coudercy, Laurent, Dembski, Samuel, & Mauclerc, Anthony. (2017). An open source strategy for public online algorithms and data services: the French water information system experience. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1025783 Read More>>

Lowe, Sarah. (2017, September 25). The value of safe settings in evidence based policy making. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.996037 Read more>>

Mateos-Garcia, Juan, Stathoulopoulos, Konstantinos, & Bashir Mohamed, Sahra. (2017). An (increasingly) visible college: Mapping and strengthening research and innovation networks with open data. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1014743 Read more>>

Mian, I.S, Twisleton, D., & Timm, D. (2017, September 4). What is the resource footprint of a computer science department? Place, People and Pedagogy. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.884492 Read more>>

Myers, Hannah, & Naimpally, Rohit. (2017). Building Momentum for Evidence-Based Policymaking in State and Local Governments. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1053445 Read more >>

Naryan, Shivangi. (2017, September 4). What ails smart policing in India?. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.884078 Read more>>

Ogbuju, Emeka. (2017, September 4). Towards a Data-driven Smart Governance in Nigeria. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.884103 Read more>>

Peshave, Akshay, Memon, Siraj, Chavan, Vedmurtty, & Oates, Tim. (2017, September 4). Baltimore Housing Prices Disparity for Comparable Neighborhoods: A Case for Enabling Interactive,Visual Exploration of Neighborhoods. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.884488 Read more>>

Phillips, Andelka M., & Mian, I.S. (2017, September 19). Governance and Assessment of Future Spaces: A Discussion of Some Issues Raised by the Possibilities of Human-Machine Mergers. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.896110 Read more>>

Ritchie, Felix. (2017, September 20). ‘The Five Safes’: a framework for planning, designing and evaluating data access solutions. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.897821 Read more>>

Sel, Marc, Diedrich, Henning, Demeester, Sander, & Stieber, Harald. (2017, September 4). How smart contracts can implement “report once”. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.884497 Read more >>

Sluban, Borut, & Battiston, Stefano. (2017, September 15). Policy Co-creation in the Era of Data Science Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.892390 Read more >>

Welpton, Richard. (2017, September 20). Research Data Centres: The role of brokers for negotiating access to data. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.897829 Read more>>

Williams, Dawn, Howarth, James, Cheng, Tao, & Blangiardo, Marta. (2017, September 4). Small Area Estimation of Public Confidence. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.884184 Read more>>

Zilberman, Noa. (2017, September 4). Revolutionising Computing Infrastructure For Citizen Empowerment. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.884160 Read more>>

2016 Conference – Discussion Papers

Anderson, C. Leigh, Biscaye, Pierre, Harris, Katie Panhorst, Merfeld, Josh, & Reynolds, Travis. (2017). Proxy errors with policy consequences: How common crop yield measures can bias estimates of management-based agricultural productivity gains. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.571408 Read more >>

Binder, Clemens. (2017). The emergence of Big Drone Data? Analyzing debates on drones as data gathering means in intelligence. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.571552. Read more >>

Blancas Reyes, Eduardo, Helsby, Jennifer, Rasch, Katharina, van der Boor, Paul, Ghani, Rayid, Haynes, Lauren, & Cunningham, Edward P. (2017). Early detection of properties at risk of blight using spatiotemporal data. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.556510 Read more >>

Cameron, Kath, Janusz, Stefan, Pilley, Vanessa, Amin, Farhana, Wilkinson, Steve, Hicks, Jonathan, … Boyd, Ian. (2017). Sharing more widely: data at the heart of evidence, policy and transformation at Defra. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.571399. Read more >>

Chessell, Mandy. (2017). The Case for Open Metadata. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.556504 Read more >>

De-Arteaga, Maria, & Dubrawski, Artur. (2017). Discovery of complex anomalous patterns of sexual violence in El Salvador. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.571551. Read more >>

Drosou, A., Dimitriou, N., Sarris, N., Konstantinidinis, A., & Tzovaras, Dimitrios. (2017). Research directions for harvesting cross-sectorial correlations towards improved policy making. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.571543. Read more >>

Faul, Anita C., & Pilikos, Georgios. (2017). The Model is Simple, Until Proven Otherwise: How to Cope in an ever-changing world. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.556502. Read more >>

Fazekas, Mihaly, & Czibik, Agnes. (2017). Diverse uses of government contracting data to improve spending of public funds. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.810049. Read more >>

Garg, Sachin. (2017). Policy for Big Data: An Investigation Using Land Records. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.545800. Read more>>

Gonzales, Frederic, Miroudot, Sebastien, & Vebr, Thierry. (2017). Developing a semantic legal research interface for the OECD Services Trade Restrictiveness Index. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.571398. Read more >>

Huynh, Kim P., Chu, Ba M., Jacho-Chavez, David T., Kryvtsov, Oleksiy, & Shane Wood. (2017). Inflation and Price Dispersion: Evidence from the UK CPI Micro Data. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.809935. Read more >>

Koussouris, Sotirios, Kokkinakos, Panagiotis, Markaki, Ourania, Panopuoulos, Dimitrios, Glickman, Yuri, & Lee, Habin. (2017). Policy Compass – Indicator-based Accountable Policy Analysis and Evaluation via Open Data Exploitation. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.571392. Read more>>

Kowalski, Radoslaw, Mikhaylov, Slava, & Esteve, Marc. (2017). Treating End-User Feedback Seriously. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.556506. Read more >>

Palfrey, Quentin. (2017). Translating Rigorous Evidence into Policies That Benefit the Poor Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.841745 Read more >>

Perez, Iker, Brown, Michael, Pinchin, James, Martindale, Sarah, Sharples, Sarah, Shaw, Dominick, & Blakey, John. (2017). Informatics in Out of Hours Service Delivery: Methods and Applications to Inform Healthcare Policy and Management. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.810011. Read more >>

Persson, Jen. (2017). When the chips come out: is our public research infrastructure fit for the future?. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.570489. Read more >>

Usher, Derval, Hodge, George, Amin, Imaduddin, & Lee, Jong Gun. (2016). Haze Gazer: A Crisis Analysis and Visualisation Tool to Better Inform Peatland Fire and Haze Management. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.824995. Read more >>

van Renswouw, Loes, Bogers, Sander, & Vos, Steven. (2017). Urban Planning for Active and Healthy Public Spaces with User-Generated Big Data. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.570550. Read more >>

 Veale, Michael. (2017). Connecting diverse public sector values with the procurement of machine learning systems. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.571786.  Read more>>

Waldo, Jim. (2017). Big Data and the Social Sciences: Can Accuracy and Privacy Co-Exist?. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.832070. Read more >>

2015 Conference – Selected Papers for the Special Issue of Policy & Internet (Wiley) Read more>>

Meyer, E. T., Crowcroft, J., Engin, Z. and Alexander, A. (2017), Data for Public Policy. Policy & Internet, 9: 4–6. doi:10.1002/poi3.147. Read more>>

Guerrero, O. A. and López, E. (2017), Understanding Unemployment in the Era of Big Data: Policy Informed by Data-Driven Theory. Policy & Internet, 9: 28–54. doi:10.1002/poi3.136. Read more >>

Malomo, F. and Sena, V. (2017), Data Intelligence for Local Government? Assessing the Benefits and Barriers to Use of Big Data in the Public Sector. Policy & Internet, 9: 7–27. doi:10.1002/poi3.141. Read more>>

Piscopo, A., Siebes, R. and Hardman, L. (2017), Predicting Sense of Community and Participation by Applying Machine Learning to Open Government Data. Policy & Internet, 9: 55–75. doi:10.1002/poi3.145. Read more>>

Longo, J., Kuras, E., Smith, H., Hondula, D. M. and Johnston, E. (2017), Technology Use, Exposure to Natural Hazards, and Being Digitally Invisible: Implications for Policy Analytics. Policy & Internet, 9: 76–108. doi:10.1002/poi3.144. Read more>>