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Saturday, September 21 • 4:33pm - 5:06pm
Urban Competitiveness and the Smart City: An empirical analysis in a Developing Country Context

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his paper examines whether smart city programs, and information technology in general, contribute to urban competitiveness. Using regression analysis, it investigates the contribution of different metrics of the information economy, network society, online government and digital life to the competitiveness of cities. At a more general level, it seeks to measure the benefits of the application of information technology to the economic competitiveness, livability and environmental sustainability of cities. It concludes with guidance for urban development in developing countries.

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Jon Peha

Professor, Carnegie Mellon University


Xiaoyue Peng

Pennsylvania State University

Saturday September 21, 2019 4:33pm - 5:06pm PDT
Y116 WCL, 4300 Nebraska Ave, Washington, DC