Does e-government increase trust in government?

Tobin Im and Greg Porumbescu, co-authors of report, "Internet, Trust in Government and Citizen Compliance"

wfedstaff | June 3, 2015 2:44 pm

You’ve spent a lot of time on e-government, but are people actually getting involved and trusting government more?

Maybe not. That’s the conclusion of one study from South Korea, where the government has been a leader in e-government development.

Despite the Korean government’s rapid online presence, “a limited number” of citizens are actually using government websites, according to the report.

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Two of the report’s authors — Tobin Im, a professor at Seoul National University, and Greg Porumbescu, a student of Professor Im’s — joined DorobekINSIDER to discuss their findings.

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