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1 Build Your Own Gender Index my.genderindex.org Christopher Garroway, OECD Development Centre Seth Flaxman, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne Gender Equality and Progress in Societies 12 March 2010 OECD Headquarters, Paris

2 2 Build Your Own Gender Index: Visualizing Social Institutions Enabling users to make decisions for themselves about which factors they value makes the underlying data and resulting ranking more meaningful and personal to the user.

3 3 Build Your Own Gender Index: Visualizing Social Institutions 1The SIGI Composite Indicator 2The Build Your Own Ranking Tool: my.genderindex.org 3Beyond SIGI: underlying ideas

4 4 SIGI: The Social Institutions and Gender Index Innovative measure of social institutions that are root causes of gender inequality 124 countries (102 ranked) -- 5 sub-indices / 12 variables 3+ years of research and analysis, country notes, coding, scoring…

5 5 Traditional tools for sharing data produced at OECD OECD.Stat Metadata Definitions Exportable in.txt,.csv,.xls… Can be useful for researchers…. IF YOU KNOW WHAT YOU ARE LOOKING FOR!

6 6 New tool to share, explore, and explain data produced at OECD My Gender Index Change weight of different social institutions in index Drop social institutions from calculations Filter by region Ranking and map update automatically

7 7 Drop Variables and See How Countries Change Rank

8 8 Change Weights and Look at Ranking Details

9 9 Filter Data by Regions and Explore Issues of Concern

10 10 Conclusions Encourage exploration of your data by specialists and the public Embrace the growing public data movement: data.gov, data.gov.uk, Google Public Data, etc. Join and harness the power of a motivated community of open source developers How do we measure our own progress and success?

11 Thank you! genderindex.org my.genderindex.org


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