Macaya, Javiera

Visiting Expert

Profile
  • Javiera Macaya
    INSTITUTE:
    UNU-EGOV
    OFFICE:
    18
    E-MAIL:
    macaya@unu.edu
    PHONE:
    n/a
    NATIONALITY:
    Chilean

    Research Interests

    • e-Government
    • Gender
    • Inequalities
    • Smart Cities

    Education

    • Master's degree in Public Administration and Government, Getúlio Vargas Foundation, Brazil (2017)
    • Bachelor's degree in Public Policy Management, University of São Paulo, Brazil (2012)

    Appointments

    • Visiting Expert, United Nations University (UNU-EGOV), Portugal
    • PhD candidate, Getúlio Vargas Foundation, São Paulo School of Business Administration (FGV-EAESP)
    • Researcher, Regional Center for Studies on the Development of the Information Society, Brazilian Network Information Center (NIC.br)

    Biographical Statement

    Javiera Macaya is a researcher in the area of Qualitative Methods and Sectorial Studies at the Regional Center for Studies on the Development of the Information Society, department of the Brazilian Network Information Center (Cetic.br | NIC.br). She is PhD candidate at Fundação Getulio Vargas’s São Paulo School of Business Administration (FGV-EAESP), in the Administration, Analysis and Information Technology area (Technology and Data Science Department). She holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration and Government from FGV-EAESP and a Bachelor’s degree in Public Policy Management from the School of Arts, Sciences and Humanities of the University of São Paulo.

    Javiera has participated in research projects related to the access, use and adoption of information and communication (ICT) technologies in Brazil. She has coordinated several publications (books, papers and reports) about smart cities, inequalities in the access and use of ICT – gender, people with disability, children and adolescents, e-government, schools. She has coordinated reports on emergent topics related to technologies, in different areas. Additionally, she has been part of a research team on smart cities in Brazil. Her research interests include, among, other, smart cities, gender, electronic government, inequalities on the access, use and adoption of ICT, and qualitative methods.