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E-government developments on delivering public services among EU cities
Abstract Since the late 1990s, governments at all levels have launched electronic government projects aimed at providing electronic information and services to citizens and businesses. Although WebExpand
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E-Governance Developments in European Union Cities: Reshaping Government’s Relationship with Citizens
At the beginning of the twenty-first century, the challenge to governments is to improve citizens’ trust in governments. The Internet aids good governance by increasing transparency andExpand
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Spanish healthcare Public Private Partnerships: the ?Alzira model
Global infrastructure reports suggest that, in the wake of the fiscal crisis, healthcare PPPs are seen as a growing area as governments switch attention to social welfare projects. Spain is unique inExpand
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Citizen Participation in German and Spanish Local Governments: A Comparative Study
In recent decades, citizens have become more and more disenchanted with the traditional institutions of representative government, detached from political parties, and disillusioned with old forms ofExpand
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Are ICTs promoting government accountability?: A comparative analysis of e-governance developments in 19 OECD countries
Abstract This paper tries to assess to what extent Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) enable better accountability in public bureaucracies through e-governance initiatives.Expand
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Taking its toll: The private financing of roads in Spain
The article analyses the cost of using private finance to build, finance and maintain toll roads in Spain. Spain is the primary exponent of private finance for roads in Europe, where the case restedExpand
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E‐Participation and Environmental Protection: Are Local Governments Really Committed?
There is widespread acceptance that current institutions are inadequate to address the challenges of sustainable development. At the same time, there is an urgent need to build awareness and increaseExpand
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The Effect of New Legislation on the Disclosure of Performance Indicators: The Case of Spanish Local Governments
This article analyzes the effect of new accounting legislation on the disclosure of performance indicators in the financial statements of Spanish local governments. Based on agency and institutionalExpand
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Perceptions About the Effectiveness of E-Participation: A Multistakeholder Perspective
Local authorities increasingly need to demonstrate the legitimacy of their decisions and to develop effective and appropriate forms of citizen engagement. Previous literature has highlighted manyExpand
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