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E-Government Practices in South American Countries: Echoing a Global Trend or Really Improving Governance? The Experiences of Colombia, Chile, and Brazil

  • Pablo SanabriaEmail author
  • Cristian Pliscoff
  • Ricardo Gomes
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Part of the Public Administration and Information Technology book series (PAIT, volume 4)

Abstract

In this chapter the authors explore the adoption of e-government strategies in three South American countries. To do so, they collect information from national e-government policies and analyze two comparable agencies in each country, which have implemented information and communication technologies (ICT) to increase transparency and accessibility. According to their analysis the three countries have followed similar steps to the paths followed by developed countries and are advancing, at different paces, towards more complex stages of e-government maturity.

Keywords

e-government maturity Isomorphism ICT use Latin America 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pablo Sanabria
    • 1
    Email author
  • Cristian Pliscoff
    • 2
  • Ricardo Gomes
    • 3
  1. 1.Escuela de Gobierno Alberto Lleras CamargoUniversidad de los AndesBogotá D.C.Colombia
  2. 2.Institute of Public AffairsUniversidad de ChileSantiagoChile
  3. 3.Universidade de BrasíliaBrasíliaBrazil

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