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E-Government for better governance and fiscal management


  • Steve Gui-Diby

    () (Macroeconomic Policy and Financing for Development Division, ESCAP)

  • Xin Li

    () (Macroeconomic Policy and Financing for Development Division, ESCAP)


This policy brief presents short case studies of e-tools that make up the different aspects of e-government; the latter encompassing the capacity or aptitude of the public sector to use information and communications technology (ICT) for public service delivery (e-tools) as well as the willingness of the government to use these tools to engage with its citizens and deliver services. The policy brief concludes with some disadvantages of using e-tools, and e-government related areas in which Asia-Pacific countries need to make more efforts.

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  • Steve Gui-Diby & Xin Li, 2017. "E-Government for better governance and fiscal management," MPDD Policy Briefs PB60, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).
  • Handle: RePEc:unt:pbmpdd:pb60

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