Crowdsourcing: a new tool for policy-making?

  title={Crowdsourcing: a new tool for policy-making?},
  author={Araz Taeihagh},
  journal={Policy Sciences},
  • Araz Taeihagh
  • Published 8 November 2017
  • Political Science
  • Policy Sciences
Crowdsourcing is rapidly evolving and applied in situations where ideas, labour, opinion or expertise of large groups of people is used. Crowdsourcing is now used in various policy-making initiatives; however, this use has usually focused on open collaboration platforms and specific stages of the policy process, such as agenda-setting and policy evaluations. Other forms of crowdsourcing have been neglected in policy-making, with a few exceptions. This article examines crowdsourcing as a tool… 
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