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【Published】 Soichiro Takagi “Open Data as an Infrastructure —Impact of Availability of Government Data as Open Data on the Japanese Economy—”, Public Policy Review, Policy Research Institute, Ministry of Finance, Japan, Vol.12

Hideyuki Tanaka and Soichiro Takagi (2016) “Open Data as an Infrastructure —Impact of Availability of Government Data as Open Data on the Japanese Economy—”, Public Policy Review, Policy Research Institute, Ministry of Finance, Japan, Vol.12, No.1, March 2016.

“Open Data as an Infrastructure —Impact of Availability of Government Data as Open Data on the Japanese Economy—”


【Abstract】
  This study regards the data owned by national and local governments (public data) as infrastructure that will support the future development of Japanese society and economy. This article estimated the volume of public and private database assets and the impact of the provision of public sector data as open data on Japanese macro-economy.
The study estimated the value of data stocks owned by administrative bodies as well as private corporations by regarding them as “database assets”, and simulated the impact of the provision of public data as open data on Japanese macro-economy. The estimated value of data assets comes to about 2.7 trillion yen for private sector data and about 3.7 trillion yen for public sector data. The provision of public data as open data was estimated to boost up GDP by 158.6 billion yen to 701 billion yen, depending on the assumed parameters. The study clarified the potential of public data to be used as a new type of infrastructure and showed the effect of such use quantitatively by estimates based on published data, there by could contribute to the related fields of study.

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“Open Data as an Infrastructure —Impact of Availability of Government Data as Open Data on the Japanese Economy—”, Public Policy Review, Policy Research Institute, Ministry of Finance, Japan, Vol.12, No.1, March 2016.

日本語版はこちら→ 「インフラとしてのオープンデータ 政府・自治体保有データのオープン化が日本経済に及ぼす影響」『フィナンシャル・レビュー』平成 27 年第4号(通巻第 124 号)、2015 年 10 月 、財務省財務総合政策研究所

2016-03-31