«Public Administration Issues» Journal,

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Research and educational journal
Published quarterly since 2007
ISSN 1999-5431
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Natalia Dmitrieva1, Evgenyi Styrin1
  • 1 National Research University Higher School of Economics, 20 Myasnitskaya Str., Moscow, 101000, Russian Federation

Open governance: problems and prospects for Russia

2014. No. 1. P. 127–148 [issue contents]
The article reviews a new public administration paradigm – Open Government in the governance reform context. The authors provide a definition of the term "Open Government" and analyze international practices in implementing and evaluating the openness.

The article suggests a new conceptual vision of the public administration reform based on the openness values and principles in Russia.
The article’s structure is determined by the author’s goal to justify the necessity to move to a new public administration paradigm in times of information society. To implement the goal the authors provide (1) the Open Government definition formation and analysis, (2) an international strategies summary for the openness movement in leading countries, (3) the openness measurement and an evaluation framework, (4) a barriers analysis for the open government mechanisms implementation in Russia. The research is focused on the potential advantages distinction from the open government implementation.

Modern Russia’s legislative and administrative practices research brings to a conclusion that the openness values and tools implementation will help to find balance and decrease tension in the relations between the state and society. One of the key findings of the study is recommendations development to increase the trust level between the state and society and improve the feedback loop efficiency.
Citation: (2014) Otkrytoe gosudarstvennoe upravlenie: zadachi i perspektivy v Rossii [Open governance: problems and prospects for Russia] Public Administration Issues, no 1, pp. 127-148 (in Russian)
ISSN 1999-5431
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