From crowdsourcing to nudges to open data to participatory budgeting, more open and innovative ways to tackle society's problems and make public institutions more effective are emerging. Yet little is known about what innovations actually work, when, why, for whom and under what conditions. Anyone seeking existing research relating to open data is confronted with sources that are widely dispersed across disciplines, often locked behind pay walls, and hard to search because of the absence of established taxonomies. As the demand to confront problems in new ways grows, so too does the urgency for making learning about governance innovations more accessible.
OGRX is a platform for browsing and sharing research findings about new, innovative ways to solve public problems. It seeks to curate and make accessible a diversity of findings on innovating governance.
Developed by the GovLab in collaboration with founding partners the World Bank Digital Engagement Evaluation Team and mySociety, OGRX provides: