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Construction and application of the MEEDE dataset

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  • Report

2016

We describe the construction of a highly detailed dataset of the US electric sector—the Micro-level Economic and Environmental Detail of Electricity. The dataset represents a unique synthesis of engineering, economic, and environmental data...

Can big data save labor market information systems?

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  • Report

2016

Labor markets desperately need information to function effectively and efficiently, making labor market information systems critical public investments. Yet government systems face significant challenges in collecting quality data, turning it...

Applying social science to assess public interaction with shale gas

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  • Report

2016

We propose a research agenda for the application of social science methods to enhance the understanding of the public’s relationship with shale gas. We summarize the history of shale gas usage and the recent increase in its prominence as a source...

Priorities and opportunities in international agriculture

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  • Report

2016

The paper presents an analysis of major trends in the agricultural sector, among a selection of the major development agencies. The paper starts out by noting what, on the basis of the authors’ appreciation of the data, are some of the important...

Assessing India’s innovation ecosystem: The case study of Gujarat

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  • Report

2016

India is a growing, global economic powerhouse experiencing rapid growth and industry diversification. India’s rich tradition of science, large and youthful population, and emerging corporate strength bode well for future possibilities. However,...

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