This year the Public Economics Conference 2024 will take palce from 3 – 5 September 2024. The conference will explore how technology & data can be used to optimise government service delivery. There are so many exciting things happening in this space, internationally and locally, in many government departments. SARS is using AI to recover debt, and health services are benefitting from the use of AI in streamlining & optimising service delivery. Internationally we will learn from the UK and Estonia, and we will host sessions with private players such as Amazon Web Services and Microsoft.

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The following publications have been released from the World Bank Group on the use of big data in policy making: