Download Information, Models, and Sustainability: Policy Informatics by Jing Zhang, Luis Felipe Luna-Reyes, Theresa A. Pardo, Djoko PDF

By Jing Zhang, Luis Felipe Luna-Reyes, Theresa A. Pardo, Djoko Sigit Sayogo

This ebook displays at the rising tendencies, improvement, and demanding situations of coverage on sustainability utilizing details expertise, and gives useful insights to either examine and perform groups. Sustainability has turn into an incredible concentration for presidency, civil society and the company neighborhood world-wide. starting to be curiosity in addressing environmental deterioration and linked social inequality and monetary demanding situations is transferring concentration to this crucial factor. the shortcoming of unpolluted water and arable land, severe climate, emerging price of hoping on fossil fuels, and poverty and local instability, are drawing awareness to the necessity for presidency intervention and coverage tools that inspire the advance of sustainable choices. Governments can play an important function in facilitating sustainable improvement via larger public rules. to start with, public investments may be directed towards developing incentives for renewable power, strength potency, sustainable agriculture, and land and water conservation, or towards leveling the sphere for sustainable possible choices via phasing out the subsidies directed to unsustainable creation and improvement. moment, regulatory and pricing mechanisms may perhaps support with the advance of markets for sustainable items. This e-book engages coverage informatics analytical and modeling ways, stakeholder engagement in coverage improvement, implementation and evaluate, and large facts and coverage informatics to generate worthwhile insights within the coverage on sustainable strength, and may be on curiosity to researchers in public management and sustainability, open facts and knowledge expertise ecological economics.​

Show description

Read or Download Information, Models, and Sustainability: Policy Informatics in the Age of Big Data and Open Government PDF

Similar production & operations books

Dynamic force spectroscopy and biomolecular recognition

''Molecular popularity or biorecognition is the guts of all organic interactions. Originating from protein stretching experiments, dynamical strength spectroscopy enables the extraction of special info at the unbinding means of biomolecular complexes. it's turning into increasingly more very important in biochemical reports and is discovering wider purposes in components reminiscent of biophysics and polymer technology.

Economic Analyses of the European Patent System

The ecu Patent process is dealing with significant demanding situations due to an extension of patentable material resulting in more and more patent purposes. the ecu Patent place of work has answered with admirable flexibility, yet carrying on with technological switch and bigger significance ascribed to patents are resulting in lengthened exam classes, emerging competition figures and altering behaviour of patent candidates.

Disseminative Capabilities: A Case Study of Collaborative Product Development in the Automotive Industry

These days, cooperating in Product improvement appears to be like a dominant technique to decrease expenditures and hazards, to completely make the most of capacities, and to realize entry to missing wisdom resources. Oppat analyzes cooperations in Product improvement with a unique specialize in the automobile undefined. He seeks solutions to the query of ways wisdom move among concerned companions occurs.

Handbook of Ocean Container Transport Logistics: Making Global Supply Chains Effective

This e-book is targeted at the influence of ocean shipping logistics on worldwide provide chains. it's the first booklet exclusively devoted to the subject, linking the interplay of events alongside this chain, together with shippers, terminal operators and line vendors. whereas ocean box delivery logistics has been significantly studied, there are lots of vital concerns that experience but to obtain the eye they deserve.

Extra info for Information, Models, and Sustainability: Policy Informatics in the Age of Big Data and Open Government

Example text

The G-test value is proportional to the Kullback–Leibler divergence of the two distributions that are compared; thus, the higher G the more dissimilar are the two distributions that are compared. The frequency distributions are normalized considering the different number of stakeholders in stakeholder groups. Palo Verde Workshop Objectives A 4-day workshop was held at the OTS Palo Verde Biological Field Station, Costa Rica, from April 24 to April 27, 2012. The goals of this workshop were to: (1) formulate and refine compelling research questions and hypotheses on water sustainability and climate for ensuing research collaborative proposals and infer stakeholder preferences; (2) define the teams that will prepare research proposals; (3) identify funding sources; and (4) agree on the mechanisms for communication and integration among the different working teams.

Decis Support Syst 5:115–118 Pardo TA, Gil-Garcia JR, Luna-Reyes LF (2008) Collaborative governance and cross-boundary information sharing: envisioning a networked and IT-enabled public administration. Lake Placid Pidd M (2010) Tools for thinking: modelling in management science, 3rd edn. Wiley, Chichester Puron-Cid G, Gil-Garcia JR, Luna-Reyes LF (2012) IT-enabled policy analysis: new technologies, sophisticated analysis and open data for better government decisions. In: Proceedings of the 13th annual international conference on Digital Government Research.

6 Huq M, Wheeler D (1993) Pollution reduction without formal regulation: evidence from Bangladesh. World Bank, Washington, DC 18 J. Zhang et al. Jackson MC (2003) Systems thinking: creative holism for managers, 1st edn. Wiley, Chichester Jaffe AB, Newell RG, Stavins RN (2005) A tale of two market failures: technology and environmental policy. Ecol Econ 54:164–174 Janssen M, Cresswell AM (2005) An enterprise application integration methodology for e-government. J Enterp Inf Manag 18:531–547. 1108/17410390510623990 Janssen M, Charalabidis Y, Zuiderwijk A (2012) Benefits, adoption barriers and myths of open data and open government.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.79 of 5 – based on 32 votes