Response to 'What do the Worldwide Governance Indicators Measure?'

Thomas (2009) dismisses the Worldwide Governance Indicators (WGI) as an 'elaborate and unsupported hypothesis' because of the failure to demonstrate the 'construct validity' of these indicators. We argue that 'construct validity' is not a useful tool to assess the merit...

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Volume: 22
Main Author: Kaufmann, Daniel
Kraay, Aart
Mastruzzi, Massimo
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: BASINGSTOKE PALGRAVE MACMILLAN LTD 01.02.2010
published in: European journal of development research Vol. 22; no. 1; pp. 55 - 58
Data of publication: 2010-02-00
ISSN: 0957-8811
1743-9728
EISSN: 1743-9728
Discipline: Economics
Bibliography: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/igo
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