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What is data justice? The case for connecting digital rights and freedoms globally
The increasing availability of digital data reflecting economic and human development, and in particular the availability of data emitted as a by-product of people’s use of technological devices andExpand
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Emerging practices and perspectives on Big Data analysis in economics: Bigger and better or more of the same?
Although the terminology of Big Data has so far gained little traction in economics, the availability of unprecedentedly rich datasets and the need for new approaches – both epistemological andExpand
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In the name of Development: Power, profit and the datafication of the global South
We examine the current ‘datafication’ process underway in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), and the power shifts it is creating in the field of international development. Expand
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No place to hide? The ethics and analytics of tracking mobility using mobile phone data
This paper examines the ethical and methodological problems with tracking human mobility using data from mobile phones, focusing on research involving low- and middle-income countries. Such datasetsExpand
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Addressing inequalities through health impact assessment
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The ethics of big data as a public good: which public? Whose good?
  • L. Taylor
  • Physics, Medicine
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A…
  • 28 December 2016
International development and humanitarian organizations are increasingly calling for digital data to be treated as a public good because of its value in supplementing scarce national statistics andExpand
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The price of certainty: How the politics of pandemic data demand an ethics of care
The Covid-19 pandemic broke on a world whose grip on epistemic trust was already in disarray. The first months of the pandemic saw many governments publicly performing reliance on epidemiological andExpand
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The nutrition agenda in Bangladesh: ‘Too massive to handle’?
  • L. Taylor
  • Economics, Political Science
  • 1 February 2012
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Critical Data Studies: A dialog on data and space
In light of recent technological innovations and discourses around data and algorithmic analytics, scholars of many stripes are attempting to develop critical agendas and responses to these developments (boyd and Crawford 2012). Expand
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Big data and Wikipedia research: social science knowledge across disciplinary divides
This paper examines research about Wikipedia that has been undertaken using big data approaches. The aim is to gauge the coherence as against the disparateness of studies from different disciplines,Expand
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