Hun Myoung Park

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This paper uses a case study to illustrate how political bias in cost-benefit analysis (CBA) affected an electronic government project, the OPEN System, in Seoul, Korea. A conceptual cost-benefit framework is developed to comprehensively assess the costs and benefits categories associated with electronic government projects, and to compare it against the(More)
This paper asserts that e-government works, in principle, in the utilitarian mode of information technology use rather than solidary and participatory modes. Each e-government stakeholder actually uses government Web sites to pursue his/her own material incentives and rarely expects government reform and e-democracy. Senior and executive managers tout(More)
Bangladesh Post Office introduced the Electronic Money Transfer System (EMTS), a mobile payment support service similar to Kenya's M-PESA, to helps citizens send money orders quickly and safely. EMTS data show dramatic increase in electronic money order issuance, amount remitted, and amount of commission that outnumbered corresponding figures of ordinary(More)
Despite the abundance of empirical research on the impact of information and communication technology, their relationship still remains partially answered because of conflicting results. Empirical research reports positive, negative, and negligible effects depending on data and methods employed. This puzzling circumstance results largely from the lack of(More)
This paper proposes a typology to analyze the impact of digital government on civic engagement in politics and policy processes. This framework is based on characteristics of target clients and modes of information technology use (economy, solidarity, and action modes). Major parties and candidates tend to remain in the solidarity model and reinforce(More)
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