E-business and E-Government

Track Chairs

Yulin Fang

City University of Hong Kong

Paul Pavlou

Temple University

Antonio Cordella

London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)


Over the last few decades, e-business, e-commerce and e-government have become a key part of the global economy. As digital technology continues to develop, e-business, e-commerce and e-government are transforming almost every aspect of business and social activities, from competitive dynamics, to public policies design and implementation. E-business is not limited to facilitating buyer and seller transactions; rather, it is changing the boundary of a firm as we know it. Mobile devices are changing many aspects of marketing, advertising, operations, product management and so on by introducing new business models for companies. With the emergence of big data that includes various forms of user generated data on social media platforms, the global penetration of mobile services, and the Internet of Things (IoT) that not only connects people but machines as well, opportunities to research the innovative aspects of e-business continue to expand. We are seeing a parallel change in organizations in the public sector including all levels of governments. Digital technology is rapidly reshaping how public sector organisations produce and provide services to its citizens, how citizens participate in the shaping the public policies and how the political debate is organised and structured.

Papers in this track should be methodologically rigorous and innovative in terms of theoretical elaboration and contribution. We also encourage the use of novel research methods that take advantage of innovative methodologies to exploit digital data analytics.

Topics of Interest

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Auctions and interactive pricing
  • Data analytics in e-business
  • Digital entrepreneurship in e-business and e-commerce
  • Digital infrastructure in e-business, e-commerce and e-government
  • E-business, and e-government in emerging economies
  • E-government policies and strategies
  • E-government, institutional and social transformations
  • FinTech (Financial Technology) in e-business
  • ICT enable co-production in the public and private sector
  • IOT and e-business
  • IT strategy and risks in managing e-business and e-government
  • Mobile commerce, mobile marketing and location-based services
  • New business models in e-business, mobile and service innovation
  • Public sector ICT enable reforms (e-justice, e-procurement; e-petitioning, etc.)
  • Smart-cities and smart-government
  • Social media and social commerce
  • Social, economic, psychological, cultural, political, and legal analysis of e-business and e-government
  • Sustainable e-business practices and strategies

Associate Editors

  • Hao Lin , University of Notre Dame
  • Keongtae Kim, City University of Hong Kong
  • Jan Marco Leimeister, University of St. Gallen
  • Yingda Lu, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
  • Amit Mehra, The University of Texas at Dallas
  • Min-Seok Pang, Temple University
  • Pallab Sanyal, George Mason University
  • Cristina Alaimo, London School of Economics
  • Frank Bannister, Trinity College
  • Francesco Contini, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR), Istituto di Ricerche sui Sistemi Giudiziari (IRSIG)”
  • J. Ramon Gil-Garcia, Center for Technology in Government (CTG), University at Albany
  • Tomasz Janowski, Gdańsk University of Technology, Poland
  • Marijn Janssen, Delft University of Technology
  • Rony Medaglia, Copenhagen Business School
  • Gianluca Misurarca, European Commision Research Centre
  • Panos Panagiotopoulos, Queen MRY University
  • Theresa A. Pardo, Center for Technology in Government (CTG), University at Albany
  • Peter Parycek, Danube-University Krems
  • Elin Whilborg, Linkoping University
  • Huifang Li, Dalian University of Technology
  • Derrick Neufeld, University of Western Ontario
  • Xin Xu, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Peijian Song, Nanjing University
  • Wen-Lung Shiau, Ming Chuan University
  • Xin Li, City University of Hong Kong
  • Ping Wang, University of Maryland
  • Elsa Estevez, United Nations University
  • João Porto de Albuquerque, University of Warwick
  • Zhongyun (Phil) Zhou, Tongji University
  • Yongqiang Sun, Wuhan University
  • Joy He, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Yi Cheng, Tsinghua University