Public Spending as LOD: The Case of Greece
10 Pages Posted: 16 Mar 2013 Last revised: 4 Nov 2013
Date Written: March 15, 2013
The PSGR project is the first attempt to generate, curate, interlink and distribute daily updated public spending data in LOD formats that can be useful to both expert (i.e. scientists and professionals) and naïve users. The PSGR ontology is based on the UK payments ontology and reuses, among others, the W3C Registered Organization Vocabulary and the Core Business Vocabulary. RDFized data are linked to product classifications, Geonames and DBpedia resources. Online services contain advanced search features and domain level information (e.g. local government), simple and complex visualizations based on network analysis, linked information about payment entities and SPARQL endpoints. During February 2013, the growing dataset consists of approximately 2 mil. payment decisions valued 44.5 bil. euros forming 65 mil. triples.
Keywords: PSGR, public expenditure, Open data, Big data, Registered Organization Vocabulary, economic LOD
JEL Classification: L86, H50, H72, H83
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