Policy paper

Data and public policy: trying to make social progress 'blindfolded'

How more intelligent use of government data could improve social mobility and reduce child poverty.

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Data and public policy: trying to make social progress blindfolded

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This paper looks at:

  • why government data sharing is important to social mobility and child poverty
  • what prevents greater data sharing
  • 3 organisations that are enabling greater data sharing

It also makes some policy recommendations.

Published 20 March 2015