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The Relevance of Public Value into Smart Cities

  • Manuel Pedro Rodríguez BolívarEmail author
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Part of the Public Administration and Information Technology book series (PAIT, volume 35)

Abstract

In the late twentieth century, with the advance of the new developments in Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs), a new variation of the discourse of common good was initiated and framed as the public value (PV) approach. Therefore, it is necessary to undertake research that makes proposals about the PV definition, measurement and management into the smart cities framework. Indeed, our revision indicates that there is a lack of research in these areas.

Keywords

Smart cities Public value 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Accounting and FinanceUniversity of GranadaGranadaSpain

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