Electronic government and its impact on corruption perceptions in Latin America Online publication date: Tue, 14-Jul-2020
by Florina Guadalupe Arredondo Trapero; José Carlos Vázquez Parra; Jorge De La Garza García
Electronic Government, an International Journal (EG), Vol. 16, No. 3, 2020
Abstract: Corruption is a serious problem for the Latin American region, which means that governments make great efforts to reduce this malaise afflicting their countries. This article examines if there is a difference in the levels to which electronic government (e-government) and transparency are being implemented in two blocks of Latin American countries through conglomerate analysis and ANOVA analysis. In the results of the study, countries were divided into two groups, making it possible to verify that the first block, which has driven digital government more decisively, has lower levels of perceived corruption than the second block. It is therefore concluded that e-government can become a differentiator of corruption perceptions in this selection of countries.
Online publication date: Tue, 14-Jul-2020
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