Identification of Key Global Trends in Research in the Field of Government Service Economy

  • Yuliya SunaevaEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 138)


In the article the author tries to systematize the main scientific trends that have developed in foreign science for more than 20 years based on statistical and scientometric analysis of publications in the field of government service economy. During the research, a special software (CiteSpace) identified nine major research clusters (staff motivation, management efficiency, strategic management problems, quality assessment, reform process problems, privatization of government services, the development of local initiatives, motivation of service sector employees, modern public administration) using a cluster analysis of publications. The special processing tool which was carried out an analysis and gave those clusters a meaningful description. On the basis of the obtained data, the author concludes on the formation of an active research front within the framework of the stated problems, identifies bursts in the development of the research field and determines the most promising areas of research.


Scientometric analysis Public (government) services A study of global trends 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Russian State Social UniversityMoscowRussian Federation

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