About David Lazer
Professor Lazer’s research centers on social networks; governance, or how the patterns of institutional relations yield functional or dysfunctional systems; and technology and its use in communication. An authority on social networks, he has written several papers on the diffusion of information among interest groups and between these groups and the government. He is the co-editor of Governance and Information Technology: From Electronic Government to Information Government and also written extensively on the use of DNA in the criminal justice system.
Social networks, Governance, and Technology and its use in communication
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Is Necessity the Mother of Innovation? The Adoption and Use ...
National Center for Digital Government Working Paper Series (2004)
From first paragraph: Communication between legislator and constituents is fundamental to effective democratic representation, and devising the institutional means for ...
Management-based regulation: prescribing private management to achieve public goals
Computer and Information Science Faculty Publications (2003)
We analyze a little-studied regulatory approach that we call "management-based" regulation. Management-based regulation directs regulated organizations to engage in a ...
Unpublished Papers (1)
Information and contact-making in policy networks: a model with evidence ...
Computer and Information Science Faculty Publications (1997)
Theory: The political information that lobbyists seek is distributed in a communications network. Individual lobbyists must therefore choose their contacts ...