LinkedSpending: OpenSpending becomes Linked Open Data

  title={LinkedSpending: OpenSpending becomes Linked Open Data},
  author={Konrad H{\"o}ffner and Michael Martin and Jens Lehmann},
  journal={Semantic Web},
There is a high public demand to increase transparency in government spending. Open spending data has the power to reduce corruption by increasing accountability and strengthens democracy because voters can make better informed decisions. An informed and trusting public also strengthens the government itself because it is more likely to commit to large projects. is a an open platform that provides public finance data from governments around the world. In this article, we… 

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