Smart cities in a digital nation: are Swedish cities enough innovative?
2015 (English)In: Smarter as the new urban agenda: a comprehensive view of the 21st century city / [ed] J. Ramon Gil-Garcia, Theresa A. Pardo, Taewoo Nam, Cham: Springer, 2015, 207-224 p.Chapter in book (Refereed)
Sweden is known to be a well-connected society. There is a will to transform the nation into a digital nation with a specific place granted to the smart cities. These smart cities began to map a digital agenda for the next years where e-business, universities, smart transportation, green and cultural policies have to be combined. The aim of this chapter is to analyze a few municipal digital agendas (Stockholm, Göteborg, Malmö, Jönköping, Umeå) to describe the Swedish model of smart cities. The question is to know whether the digital agenda is linked to a strong development of smart cities.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Cham: Springer, 2015. 207-224 p.
, Public administration and information technology, 11
digitization, e-economy, sustainable development, metropolitan areas, e-business, post-materialistic attitudes
Political Science (excluding Public Administration Studies and Globalization Studies)
Research subject statskunskap
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-121231ISBN: 9783319176192OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-121231DiVA: diva2:857487