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Measuring the value of improving data governance and access in Gates Foundation programme: A case study of the Supporting Soil Health Interventions in Ethiopia projects (2021)
Report
Whittard, D., Ritchie, F., & Nyengani, J. (2021). Measuring the value of improving data governance and access in Gates Foundation programme: A case study of the Supporting Soil Health Interventions in Ethiopia projects. Wallingford: Centre for Agriculture and Bioscience International

The Centre for Agriculture and Bioscience International (CABI) and the Open Data Institute (ODI) commissioned a team of economists to measure the value of improving data governance and access in the Supporting Soil Health Interventions in Ethiopia (S... Read More about Measuring the value of improving data governance and access in Gates Foundation programme: A case study of the Supporting Soil Health Interventions in Ethiopia projects.

Process and economic evaluation of the ODI R&D programme: Final report (2021)
Report
Ritchie, F., Tava, F., Whittard, D., Green, E., Beata Kreft, M., & Alves, K. (2021). Process and economic evaluation of the ODI R&D programme: Final report. London: Open Data Institute

The Open Data Institute was funded by Innovate UK to undertake a major programme of Research and Development on "Data Innovation for the UK", which was re-scoped and funded on a yearly basis for a total of 4 years (called, for short, "The R&D program... Read More about Process and economic evaluation of the ODI R&D programme: Final report.

Understanding a pandemic: The power of administrative data (2021)
Book Chapter
Waind, E., Ritchie, F., Bailey, N., Caskie, P., Morrison-Rees, S., Lowe, S., & Webster, N. (2021). Understanding a pandemic: The power of administrative data. In Productivity and the Pandemic. Edward Elgar Publishing

This chapter is taken from the book Productivity and the Pandemic. It suggests how administrative data is essential to understanding what is happening now, and what happpens next.

Microdata access and privacy: What have we learned over twenty years? (2021)
Journal Article
Ritchie, F. (2021). Microdata access and privacy: What have we learned over twenty years?. Journal of Privacy and Confidentiality, 11(1), 1-8. https://doi.org/10.29012/jpc.766

Felix Ritchie reflects on lessons learned in twenty years of microdata access in the UK and Canada. Based on his contribution to the panel on "Privacy And Microdata Access: Two Worlds Colliding?" at the October 2020 Canadian Research Data Centre Netw... Read More about Microdata access and privacy: What have we learned over twenty years?.

Financial resilience, income dependence and organisational survival in UK charities (2021)
Journal Article
Green, E., Ritchie, F., Bradley, P., & Parry, G. (in press). Financial resilience, income dependence and organisational survival in UK charities. Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11266-020-00311-9

The financial well-being of the charity sector has important social implications. Numerous studies have analysed whether the concentration of income in a few sources increases financial vulnerability. However, few studies have systematically consider... Read More about Financial resilience, income dependence and organisational survival in UK charities.

Using ASHE to examine trends in low pay: Initial exploration of the data (2020)
Report
Bryson, A., Phan, V., Stokes, L., Ritchie, F., Forth, J., McKenzie, A., & Whittard, D. (in press). Using ASHE to examine trends in low pay: Initial exploration of the data. Bristol: Low Pay Commission

Using the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (ASHE) 2004-2019 we report consistent time-series estimates of the percentage of jobs on and around the minimum wage; low paid jobs above the minimum; and ‘high paid’ jobs. In doing so we report on some i... Read More about Using ASHE to examine trends in low pay: Initial exploration of the data.

Runners, repeaters, strangers and aliens: Operationalising efficient output disclosure control (2020)
Journal Article
Alves, K., & Ritchie, F. (2020). Runners, repeaters, strangers and aliens: Operationalising efficient output disclosure control. Statistical Journal of the IAOS, 36(4), 1281-1293. https://doi.org/10.3233/SJI-200661

Statistical agencies and other government bodies increasingly use secure remote research facilities to provide access to sensitive data for research and analysis by internal staff and third parties. Such facilities depend on human intervention to ens... Read More about Runners, repeaters, strangers and aliens: Operationalising efficient output disclosure control.

Outward FDI: National and regional policy implications for technology innovation (2020)
Working Paper
Shah, I., He, L., Hatfield, R., & Haroon, M. Outward FDI: National and regional policy implications for technology innovation

A significant contributor to China’s growth over the last 20 years is the ‘go-out’ policy, that is, for domestic firms to invest in international firms and has seen it develop a foundation of high technology industries and world leading research. We... Read More about Outward FDI: National and regional policy implications for technology innovation.