The Fundamentals of Policy Crowdsourcing

  title={The Fundamentals of Policy Crowdsourcing},
  author={John Prpic and Araz Taeihagh and James Melton},
What is the state of the research on crowdsourcing for policy making? This article begins to answer this question by collecting, categorizing, and situating an extensive body of the extant research investigating policy crowdsourcing, within a new framework built on fundamental typologies from each field. We first define seven universal characteristics of the three general crowdsourcing techniques (virtual labor markets, tournament crowdsourcing, open collaboration), to examine the relative… CONTINUE READING

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