HAL will be down for maintenance from Friday, June 10 at 4pm through Monday, June 13 at 9am. More information
Skip to Main content Skip to Navigation
Conference papers

Citizen Engagement with Information Aggregation Markets

Abstract : Participatory governance entails converting citizens from passive users of administrative decisions into active participants of political procedures. Public institutions and organizations can benefit from methods and tools able to aggregate and interpret information dispersed among citizens. In this paper we explore the use of Information Aggregation Markets (IAMs) for citizen engagement. We identify the benefits of IAMs and explain how markets can be used to aggregate citizens’ opinions and views on policy issues. Furthermore we report on two real life cases where we deployed IAMs to assist the decision making processes of public organizations. The positive feedback from participants and decision makers provides empirical evidence on the benefits of IAMs as a method for engaging citizens in public policy decision making.
Complete list of metadata

Cited literature [35 references]  Display  Hide  Download

https://hal.inria.fr/hal-01589382
Contributor : Hal Ifip Connect in order to contact the contributor
Submitted on : Monday, September 18, 2017 - 2:54:43 PM
Last modification on : Tuesday, April 19, 2022 - 10:10:55 AM

File

978-3-642-23333-3_24_Chapter.p...
Files produced by the author(s)

Licence


Distributed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Identifiers

Citation

Efthimios Bothos, Dimitris Apostolou, Gregoris Mentzas. Citizen Engagement with Information Aggregation Markets. 3rd Electronic Participation (ePart), Aug 2011, Delft, Netherlands. pp.274-285, ⟨10.1007/978-3-642-23333-3_24⟩. ⟨hal-01589382⟩

Share

Metrics

Record views

54

Files downloads

74