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What are the limits of transparency and technology? From three gurus of the openness movement (Eigen, Rajani, McGee)

Duncan Green - April 7, 2014

After a slightly disappointing ‘wonkwar’ on migration, let’s try a less adversarial format for another big development issue: Transparency and Accountability. I have an instinctive suspicion of anything that sounds like a magic bullet, a cost-free solution, or motherhood and apple pie in general. So the current surge in interest on open data and transparency has me grumbling and sniffing the air. Are politicians just …

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