Working Papers

E-Government for Sustainable Development in MENA Countries






November, 2020


H4. Publicly Provided Goods

H1. Structure and Scope of Government

O1. Economic Development

This research paper investigates the role of electronic government on various aspects of economic and social development in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The paper uses a panel data of 15 MENA countries between 2003 and 2018. The paper examines, first, the effect of e-government on good governance. Second, it highlights the effect of good governance on sustainable development and third, it assesses the effect of e-government development on sustainable development, i.e the digital dividends. The paper points out some challenges that prevent MENA countries to benefit from digitalization in their development strategies and proposes some policy recommendations.
E-Government for Sustainable Development in MENA Countries


Iyad Dhaoui

Researcher, Department of Social Studies, Tunisian Institute...