The use of data in international development continues to dominate the landscape for the future of poverty reduction and economic growth. MCC is committed to using and sharing data in the design, implementation, and evaluation of grant investments.
To that end, in 2015 MCC hosted its first Open Data Challenge. The Open Data Challenge is an opportunity for Masters and PhD students around the globe to submit papers that make innovative use of data collected in MCC's independent evaluations.
On February 2 MCC hosted a discussion with the winning and honorable mention authors of the first Open Data Challenge. This event was supported by the OpenGov Hub, a DC co-working community and network of 35 organizations promoting transparency, accountability and civic participation around the world through technology, research, media and advocacy.
Presentations and content from the event will be posted here. Check back for updates! In the meantime, learn about the next Open Data Challenge for 2016.
See below for the full event program from February 2:
|1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.||Registration & Networking|
|1:30 p.m. – 1:35 p.m.||
|1:35 p.m. – 1:40 p.m.||
Moderated by: Nancy Lee, Deputy CEO, MCC
|1:40 p.m. – 2:20 p.m.||
Measuring Market Access in Roads Impact
Presented by: Nancy Lee, Deputy CEO, MCC
|2:20 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.||
(Some of) the Data’s Out There, Now What?
Moderated by: Beth Tritter, Vice President, Policy and Evaluation, MCC
|3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.||
Closing Remarks & Adjourn
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