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  Volume 34, Number 1, Winter-Spring 2014

Table of Contents

Policy by Numbers: How Big Data is Transforming Security, Governance, and Development


Foreword

pp. 1-2
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Essays

A Conversation with Robert Kirkpatrick, Director of United Nations Global Pulse

pp. 3-8
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Big Data, Selection Bias, and the Statistical Patterns of Mortality in Conflict

pp. 9-20
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Using Big Data and Quantitative Methods to Estimate and Fight Modern Day Slavery

pp. 21-33
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A Conversation with Arch Puddington, Vice President for Research at Freedom House

pp. 35-39
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A Deterioration of Democracy?: Corruption, Transparency, and Apathy in the Western World

pp. 41-44
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The Politics of Numbers: Controversy Surrounding the Thai Rice-pledging Scheme

pp. 45-58
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Open Data Policy Improves Democracy

pp. 59-70
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Open Governments, Open Data: A New Lever for Transparency, Citizen Engagement, and Economic Growth

pp. 71-82
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Open Governments, Open Data: Getting the Technological Toolkits Right

pp. 83-86
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Bridging the Innovation-Policy Gap

pp. 87-92
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Fast Data, Slow Policy: Making the Most of Disruptive Innovation

pp. 93-107
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Big Data Custodianship in a Global Society

pp. 109-116
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The Limits of Big Data

pp. 117-120
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Harnessing Data for National Security

pp. 121-128
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China’s Beidou: Implications for the Individual and the State

pp. 129-140
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Understanding Interconnectivity of the Global Undersea Cable Communications Infrastructure and its Implications for International Cyber Security

pp. 141-155
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Book Reviews

A Dangerous Trade-off : Policymaking in the Era of Big Data

pp. 157-159
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A Prophet for the Digital Heretics: Evgeny Morozov’s Quest to Debunk Silicon Valley Solutionism

pp. 161-164
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Research Areas

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