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The digital knowledge economy index: mapping content production

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We propose the construction of a Digital Knowledge Economy Index, quantified by way of measuring content creation and participation through digital platforms, namely the code sharing platform GitHub, the crowdsourced encyclopaedia Wikipedia, and Internet domain registrations and estimating a fifth sub-index for the World Bank Knowledge Economy Index for year 2012. This approach complements conventional data sources such as national statistics and expert surveys and helps reflect the underlyin...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1080/00220388.2018.1554208

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
Oxford Internet Institute
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Author
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0000-0001-7993-9114
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Social Sciences Division
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Oxford Internet Institute
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FP/2007-2013 / ERC Grant Agreement n. 335716
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Routledge Publisher's website
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Journal of Development Studies Journal website
Volume:
55
Issue:
12
Pages:
2626-2643
Publication date:
2019-01-30
Acceptance date:
2018-10-29
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1743-9140
ISSN:
0022-0388
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943638
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2018-11-16

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