Smart City Governance in Developing Countries: A Systematic Literature Review

  title={Smart City Governance in Developing Countries: A Systematic Literature Review},
  author={Si Ying Tan and Araz Taeihagh},
  journal={Political Institutions: Federalism \& Sub-National Politics eJournal},
  • Si Ying Tan, Araz Taeihagh
  • Published 2020
  • Business, Computer Science, Economics
  • Political Institutions: Federalism & Sub-National Politics eJournal
Smart cities that make broad use of digital technologies have been touted as possible solutions for the population pressures faced by many cities in developing countries and may help meet the rising demand for services and infrastructure. Nevertheless, the high financial cost involved in infrastructure maintenance, the substantial size of the informal economies, and various governance challenges are curtailing government idealism regarding smart cities. This review examines the state of smart… Expand
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