Open government data initiatives in Europe: northern versus southern countries analysis

@article{Gomes2014OpenGD,
  title={Open government data initiatives in Europe: northern versus southern countries analysis},
  author={{\'A}lvaro Gomes and Delfina S{\'a} Soares},
  journal={Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance},
  year={2014}
}
  • Álvaro Gomes, D. Soares
  • Published 27 October 2014
  • Political Science
  • Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance
This paper explores a set of national European open government data. The study is particularly focused on analyzing and identifying differences on how northern and southern countries of Europe have adopted, accepted and promoted open government data portals. Using web content analysis, open government data portals of six countries, three from the Northern Europe region (Denmark, Norway, and United Kingdom) and three from the Southern European region (Italy, Portugal, and Spain) are scrutinized… 

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