The World Bank Free Online Course on Data for Better Lives

The World Bank Free Online Course on Data for Better Lives
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With this course, explore the 2021 World Development Report (WDR) and how data can be used for advancing development outcomes. Learn about the principles of a new social contract for data and data governance needed to transform lives for the poor.


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๐Ÿ“š Field: Data Governance
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๐ŸŽ“ Mode: Online
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About this course

The data revolution is transforming the world, and yet much of the value of data remains untapped. This course, based on the World Development Report 2021: Data for Better Lives, explores the tremendous potential of the changing data landscape to improve the lives of poor people, while also acknowledging its potential to open back doors that can harm individuals, businesses, and societies.

To address this tension between the helpful and harmful potential of data, it details a new social contract that enables the use and reuse of data to create economic and social value, ensures equitable access to that value, and fosters trust that data will not be misused in harmful ways.

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Based on the WDR 2021 report, the course provides an overview of the recommendations on where public and private sector investments are the most critical, defines a rich program for policy reform and technical assistance, and highlights areas where global initiatives and partnerships can help to convene and facilitate cooperation at regional, bilateral and international levels.

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Therefore, it elaborates on the following:

  • The conceptual framework through three pathways
  • Potential of data from the public sector, private sector and civil society organizations
  • Creative reuses and data synergies
  • Data governance in the area of infrastructure, laws and regulations, economic policies in the area of competition, trade and tax
  • Policy recommendations using a maturity model approach
  • Integrated national data system

The course is open to anyone who has an interest in the subject and participants will be able to choose their own learning paths.

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What youโ€™ll learn

  • How data can better advance development objectives
  • Creating economic and social value from data
  • Using data in the public and the private sector
  • Creative reuses of data for greater value
  • Data governance in the area of infrastructure, laws and regulations, and economic policies in the area of competition, trade and tax.
  • Policy recommendations using a maturity model approach
  • Creating an integrated national data system

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