Become a Signatory on the Open Policy Analysis (OPA) Guidelines
BITSS has developed a set of Guidelines for Open Policy Analysis (OPA) to facilitate the establishment of common standards and the creation of a community of practice around OPA. You can review the OPA Guidelines and provide feedback here:
By submitting this form, individuals or organizations can become signatories on the OPA Guidelines. Becoming a signatory bears no contractual obligations, and has the effect of:
1) Expressing support for the principles of transparency and reproducibility in policy analysis, in full or in part, as outlined in the OPA Guidelines.
2) Expressing interest in adopting the OPA Guidelines (or encouraging the adoption of the guidelines by the signatory organization) in future policy analysis report(s), in full or in part, (if applicable).
I submit this form as an...
Note that by submitting this form as an organization, you also confirm that you have the authority to sign these guidelines on behalf of the organization listed in the "Institutional affiliation" field below. If you submit this form as an individual signatory, your signature does not necessarily apply to your institution.
Name of individual submitting this form:
Note that we will not share your name if you indicate below that you prefer to remain anonymous.
Policy analysis (Think tank or other private research organization)
Policy analysis (Government or public sector entity)
Academic (Student or Postdoc)
Non-profit consumer of policy analysis reports
Endorse the Open Policy Analysis Guidelines:
I consent to allow my name (or the name of my institution, for organizational signatories) to be added to a public list of signatories on the OPA Guidelines.
I prefer to remain anonymous (my name and/or the name of my institution will appear as "anonymous" on the public list).
I would like to receive updates about OPA from BITSS:
Yes, please keep me in the loop (we will only send emails periodically).
No, thank you.
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