Unmasking the crowd: participants’ motivation factors, expectations, and profile in a crowdsourced law reform

@article{Aitamurto2017UnmaskingTC,
  title={Unmasking the crowd: participants’ motivation factors, expectations, and profile in a crowdsourced law reform},
  author={Tanja Aitamurto and H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Landemore and Jorge Saldivar Galli},
  journal={Information, Communication \& Society},
  year={2017},
  volume={20},
  pages={1239 - 1260}
}
ABSTRACT This article examines the demographic characteristics, motivations, and expectations of participants in a crowdsourced off-road traffic law reform in Finland. We found that the participants were mainly educated, full-time working professional males with a strong interest in off-road traffic. Though a minority, the women participating in the process produced more ideas than the men. The crowd was motivated by a mix of intrinsic and extrinsic factors. Intrinsic motivations included… 
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