Evaluating E-Participation Institutional Design. A Pilot Study of Regional Platforms in Russia

  • Andrei V. Chugunov
  • Yury KabanovEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11021)


The paper presents an attempt to develop an e-participation evaluation technique that considers institutional design, compatible with large- and small-N analysis, as well as useful for policy-makers. Based on the new institutionalism and previous research, we assess the development of access, embeddedness and control features of e-participation. The framework is tested on 85 Russian regional e-participation portals, followed by the analysis of factors that might explain the variation. Possible applications and future research are also discussed.


E-Participation Evaluation Institutional design Russian regions 



The research is conducted with the support of the Russian Science Foundation grant № 18-18-00360.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.ITMO UniversitySt. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.National Research University Higher School of EconomicsSt. PetersburgRussia

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