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132 Geocoded Subnational Crowdsourcing This subnationally geocoded dataset covers Rounds one through six of Afrobarometer’s surveys in 37 African countries bet ... Afrobarometer
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135 Open-Source Mobile Message Platform FrontlineSMS is an open-source messaging platform designed to support engagement needs. The core functionality of the ap ... FrontlineSMS
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137 Call Detail Records for National Statistics Challenge to mine mobile phone data for valuable insights into different sectors of a country. ... Orange
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140 Big Data Sandbox This project is a collaborative approache to the new challenges of using Big Data sources for official statistics. It ha ... United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)
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158 Relating Tweets to Inflation A project monitoring Twitter conversations to understand how conversation volume trends relate to world events, here foo ... UN Global Pulse
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160 Improving Access to Finance A study exploring what new sources of digital data, and methods for analysis, could be helpful in answering the question ... UN Global Pulse
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163 News-mining for Food Security Monitoring This project explores whether is possible to track and comprehend thematic shifts in media attention through the automat ... UN Global Pulse
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164 Mobile Surveys to Measure Wellbeing The objective of this collaborative project is to experiment with new tools that can replicate the standards of traditio ... UN Global Pulse
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165 Inflation Index from Webscraping - e-Bread Index A project investigating and showing how scraping the web for online prices could provide real-time insights on price dyn ... UN Global Pulse
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166 Web-Scraping for Inflation and PPP Index - PriceStats PriceStats daily scrapes the web for prices that can then be used for inflation and PPP measurement. Once the data colle ... PriceStats
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170 Inventory of Mobile Phone Survey Projects An inventory of present and planned mobile data collection projects. The use of mobile phones for quick-time data collec ... UN Global Pulse
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174 DataShift - Promoting Citizen-Generated Data DataShift is an initiative that builds the capacity and confidence of civil society organisations to produce and use cit ... CIVICUS
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178 biNu - Mobile Survey Platform Rewards survey platform with over 3 million active users in Africa, Asia and Latin America. biNu has large panels based ... binu
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180 Ushahidi - Crowd-Sourced Data Management A data management system that rapidly collects data from the crowd and visualizes what happened, when and where. ... Ushahidi
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181 Citizen Empowerment - Making All Voices Count A grant and research programme working towards open, effective and participatory governance. It supports innovation, sca ... Making All Voices Count
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183 Jana - Mobile Survey Platform Jana is the world’s largest compensation platform that can touch more than 3.48 million mobile phone users. ... jana.com
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185 Social Media Data for Attitude Analysis - Contraception In this pilot project, data from Facebook and a UNICEF platform is used to understand trends in conversation related to ... UN Global Pulse
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200 Analyzing Migration with Twitter Geolocated data is used for the analysis of human mobility. Twitter data allows to look at migrations with a perspective ... Queens College
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320 Detecting Influenza Epidemics using Search Engine Query Data This study presents a method of analysing large numbers of Google search queries to track influenza-like illness in a po ... Google Inc.
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310 Measuring Argentina’s inflation with Webscraping Prices collected from online retailers can be used to construct high-frequency price indexes that complement official st ... Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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311 Predicting Socioeconomic Levels with Mobile Phone Metadata This study combines cell phone records with data on Socioeconomic Levels from traditional household surveys. The socioec ... Telefonica Research
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312 Measuring Economic Development with Mobile Phone Metadata This study combines the most complete record of a national communication network with national census data on the socioe ... Santa Fe Institute, Massachusetts Insitute of Technology
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313 Nowcasting Food Prices This project explored how Twitter data can be used to ‘nowcast’ or provide real-time food prices. Pulse Lab Jakarta coll ... UN Global Pulse
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314 Estimating Food Consumption and Poverty with Mobile Phone Metadata This study compares measures extracted from call detail records and airtime credit purchases to the results of a nationw ... Université Catholique de Louvain
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316 Remote Sensing for Agricultural and Land Use Estimation Extract land use features to estimate crop yields and land cover usage. Input spatially generated features into statisti ... Australian Bureau of Statistics
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333 Predicting Economic Indicators with Google Trends This paper shows how to use search engine data to forecast near-term values of economic indicators. ... Google Inc.
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334 Measuring Economic Indicators with Satellite Data The authors of the study find that luminosity has informational value for countries with low-quality statistical systems ... Yale University, Quinnipiac University
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Afrobarometer

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AidData

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FrontlineSMS

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Cambridge University’s Centre of Governance and Human Rights (CGHR)

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Orange

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Agence National de Statistique et Demographie Senegal (ANSD)

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United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)

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OECD, Eurostat and NSOs

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UN Global Pulse

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Indonesian Ministry for Development Planning; Crimson Hexagon

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UN Global Pulse

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USAID Development Credit Authority

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UN Global Pulse

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The Complex Systems Institute of Paris Île-de-France (ISC-PIF, www.iscpif.fr) - CAMS, CNRS, CorText, CREA, Ecole Polytechnique, ESIEE, Formism, IFRIS, INRA-SenS - and The Institute For Research, Innovation and Society (IFRIS, www.ifris.org)

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UN Global Pulse

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JANA (www.jana.com)

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UN Global Pulse

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PriceStats and the Billion Prices Project at MIT

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PriceStats

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UN Global Pulse

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MobileActive.org

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CIVICUS

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The Engine Room, Wingu

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binu

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Ushahidi

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Making All Voices Count

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Ushahidi, Hivos, Institute for Development Studies (IDS)

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jana.com

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UN Global Pulse

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UNFPA

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Queens College

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Qatar Computing Research Institute, Stanford University

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Google Inc.

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Telefonica Research

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Santa Fe Institute, Massachusetts Insitute of Technology

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Cornell University, The Brookings Institution, BT Group plc

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UN Global Pulse

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Indonesian Ministry of National Planning and Development, UN World Food Programme

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Université Catholique de Louvain

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ICTEAM institute, United Nations Global Pulse, World Food Programme, Real Impact Analytics

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Australian Bureau of Statistics

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Google Inc.

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Yale University, Quinnipiac University

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