Governments and policy-makers around the world are tapping into emerging data sources to transform policies into meaningful outcomes. As data methods and technology evolve, these agencies are better equipped to manage economies, coordinate services and serve their people.
Dr. Claire Melamed discusses how new, reliable data sources and the UN Sustainable Development Goals are further driving the demand for data in the government sector.
Dr. Claire Melamed is the Executive Director of the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data, headquartered in Washington, DC. She is based in London and has previously held positions at Overseas Development Institute, the United Nations, University of London and Open University. Claire writes regularly for the Guardian, World Politics Review and Aeon, among others, and can be found on twitter at @clairemelamed.
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