The Benefits of Open Data – Impact on Economic Research : Open Access Now
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Editorial: The concept of Open Access has been taken by research community very differently discipline by discipline. “In Economics, for example, not many know what “open data”, “open access” or “Open Economics” exactly mean. Indeed, not many even care. A common reaction is: “Yes, it sounds interesting and important, but does it really matter? And why should I care about it?” The following articles give some hard evidence on the positive role that open access and open data have had in Economics.
The Benefits of Open Data (part I) – Evidence from Economic Research
The Benefits of Open Data (part II) – Impact on Economic Research