Panagiotis Kokkinakos

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Governments are striving to deliver more efficient and effective public services in order to achieve better public service quality, with reduced waiting times, improved cost effectiveness, higher productivity and more transparency. It’s an issue of doing things in new ways that requires fundamental change in the provision of public services in the future(More)
This paper introduces an innovative approach for more factual, evidence-based and accountable policy analysis and evaluation, based on open public data, prosperity indicators, fuzzy cognitive maps and argumentation technology. The approach is inspired by the Policy Compass FP7 project and assumes to make better use of Europe’s open public data resources, so(More)
The aim of this paper is to provide an overview of (the theory and practice of) prosperity indicators for assessing the impact of governmental policies and the data sources associated to their calculation, touching also on the broad theme of Open Data which opens up new horizons for the calculation and exploitation of Social Indicators. Following a quick(More)
Amongst the most contemporary and challenging problems of the policy making process is the generalized requirement of keeping governments and policy makers in general, accountable, via assessing the actual impact of the implemented policies. The need for transparency tends to empower solutions that are end-user oriented and do not simply rely on predefined(More)