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Overton's database of policy document is extensive – at the time of writing, we have 6,069,397 policy documents from 30,644 policy organizations – and we're adding more all the time. On top of making their full text searchable we categorize and...
COP26 is on the horizon and the world will be watching Glasgow as discussions take place that could shape our collective future. Understanding the relationship between scientific research and real world policy could not be more crucial in this space...
The COVID-19 policy dataset is a zip file of policy documents from 2020 relating to the COVID-19 pandemic (the search strategy is documented below). The documents are in PDF format and have an accompanying JSON file explaining their provenance:...
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