The effects of technology use on efficiency, transparency, and corruption in municipal governments: preliminary results from a citizen perspective

ABSTRACT: The idea that government transparency is directly related to the use of technology was boosted when Barack Obama's Transparency Memorandum was published in 2009. According to this view, the implementation of information technologies in government has significant effects on efficiency, transparency, and corruption, among other variables. However, it is not clear if citizens perceive these effects. Based on a…

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Experiences and advances of electronic government in Latin America

The use of e-government in the public sector has created great expectations among countries. However, the degree of development and the challenges posed by the implementation of such initiatives, varies from country to country. Although much has been published on the status of e-government in Anglo Saxon countries and in Europe, little has been written on the same subject in…

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