[okfn-discuss] Open Knowledge Index

Guo Xu digitalepourpre at gmail.com
Tue Aug 23 18:47:20 UTC 2011

Dear list(s),

Seven of us from the Open Economics team sat together (virtually)
today to create a prototype index for the Open Knowledge Index we
discussed previously. The preliminary results are here:


We are still working on the visualization where people will be able to
choose their own weighting, so this is only a crude version. We would
be very happy to receive some feedback and comments from you - both on
how to improve the index (are there better data sources?) and whether
the results make sense at all (Iceland ranked top 1). We would also
like to invite you to interpret the results in a brief blog posts. It
would be great if the results could be explained a bit more in detail
so we do not only display the table + simple visualization on our

Thanks a lot and looking forward to comments!


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