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Aggregating governance indicators

Daniel Kaufmann

Aggregating governance indicators

by Daniel Kaufmann

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Published by World Bank, Development Research Group, Macroeconomics and Growth, World Bank Institute, Governance, Regulation, and Finance in Washington, DC (1818 H St., NW, Washington 20433) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public administration -- Evaluation.,
  • Rule of law.,
  • Political corruption -- Evaluation.,
  • Political indicators.

  • About the Edition

    With the right method, aggregate indicators can provide useful estimates of basic governance concepts as well as measures of the imprecision of these aggregate estimates and their components.

    Edition Notes

    StatementDaniel Kaufmann, Aart Kraay, Pablo Zoido-Lobatón.
    SeriesPolicy research working paper ;, 2195, Policy research working papers ;, 2195.
    ContributionsKraay, Aart., Zoido-Lobatón, Pablo., World Bank. Development Research Group. Macroeconomics and Growth Division., World Bank Institute. Governance, Regulation, and Finance Division.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57 P63 no. 2195
    The Physical Object
    Pagination39 p. :
    Number of Pages39
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3968507M
    LC Control Number2001274663
    OCLC/WorldCa42686161

    the Worldwide Governance Indicators (WGI). In the WGI project we combine data from a large number of underlying sources to construct six aggregate governance indicators: Voice and Accountability. BOOK II PARTICIPATORY TOOLS FOR GOVERNANCE, TOOLS FACILITATING THE GOVERNANCE PROCESS, TESEV “Good Governance: Improving Quality of Life” Project, Socio-economic Development Maps, Transformation of Data to Information, From Data to Indicator, Mapping Information, Map Components, Mapping Software, File Size: 1MB.

      The aggregate indicators are based on several hundred individual underlying variables, taken from a wide variety of existing data sources. The data reflect the views on governance of survey respondents and public, private, and NGO sector experts by: the country scores in Kaufmann et al™s aggregate governance indicators, indicating the validity of the results. 3 Previous discussion papers looked at the issues of Governance and Development 4 and Assessing Governance: Methodological Challenges 5.

    Downloadable! This paper reports on the latest update of the Worldwide Governance Indicators (WGI) research project covering countries and territories and measuring six dimensions of governance between and voice and accountability, political stability and absence of violence, government effectiveness, regulatory quality, rule of law, and control of corruption. Worldwide Governance Indicators (WDI) Abstract The Worldwide Governance Indicators project reports aggregate and individual governance indicators on voice and accountability, political stability and absence of violence, government effectiveness, regulatory quality, rule .


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With the right method, aggregate indicators can provide useful estimates of basic governance concepts as well as measures of the imprecision of these aggregate estimates and their components. Although these aggregate governance indicators are more informative about the level of governance than any individual indicator, the standard errors associated with estimates of governance are still large relative to the units in which governance is by: aggregate governance indicators are useful because they allow countries to be sorted into broad groupings according to levels of governance, and they can be used to study the causes and consequences of governance in a much larger sample countries than previously used (see for example the companion paper by Kaufmann.

Aggregating governance indicators (English) Abstract In recent years the growing interest of academics and policymakers in governance has been reflected in the proliferation of cross-country indices measuring various aspects of by: small number of aggregate governance indicators. First, the aggregate indicators span a much larger set of countries than any individual source, permitting comparisons of governance across a broad set of countries.

Second, aggregate indicators can provide more precise measures of governance than individual indicators. Third, it is possible to. Although these aggregate governance indicators are more informative about the level of governance than any single indicator, the standard errors associated with estimates of governance are still large relative to the units in which governance is measured.

The main advantage of this method is that it allows them to quantify the precision of the both individual sources of governance data as well as the aggregate governance indicators. The authors will illustrate the methodology by constructing aggregate indicators of bureaucratic quality, rule of law, and graft, for a large sample of countries.

The WGI are composite governance indicators based on over 30 underlying data sources. These data sources are rescaled and combined to create the six aggregate indicators using a statistical methodology known as an unobserved components model.

The Worldwide Governance Indicators (WGI) are a research dataset summarizing the views on the quality of governance provided by a large number of enterprise, citizen and expert survey respondents in industrial and developing countries.

Governance Matters V: Aggregate and Individual Governance Indicators for – The World Bank. & Graeff, P. A multitrait-multimethod approach to pinpoint the validity of aggregated governance indicators. Quality and Quantity, 44(5), – Google Scholar. Search book. Search within book. Type for suggestions.

Table of. The main advantage of this method is that it allows us to quantify the precision of the both individual sources of governance data as well as the aggregate governance indicators. We illustrate the methodology by constructing aggregate indicators of bureaucratic quality, rule of law, and graft, for a large sample of countries.

The authors report on the latest version of the worldwide governance indicators, covering countries and territories and measuring six dimensions of governance from until end voice and accountability, political stability and absence of violence, government effectiveness, regulatory quality, rule of law, and control of corruption.

Aggregating governance indicators (الانكليزية) الخلاصة. In recent years the growing interest of academics and policymakers in governance has been reflected in the proliferation of cross-country indices measuring various aspects of governance.

The authors explain how Cited by: The aggregate governance indicators (Kaufmann et al., ) ω i = δ i − 2 1 + ∑ i = 1 m δ i − 2 i = 1,m where δ i is the variance of the i th indicator: The processes of weighting, aggregation, and index construction are efficiently integrated.

Statistical significance can be expressed when conducting comparisons. Results are Cited by: The book is the first to be published as part of OUP’s Law and Global Governance series.

But what are indicators. In the book’s introduction three of the editors, including Sally Engle Merry, admit that there is no agreed meaning of the word “indicator”.5/5(1). The main advantage of this method us that it allows quantification of the precision of both individual sources of governance data and country-specific aggregate governance indicators.

The authors illustrate the methodology by constructing aggregate indicators of bureaucratic quality, rule of law, and graft for a sample of countries. The use of indicators as a technique of global governance is increasing rapidly.

Major examples include the World Bank's Doing Business Indicators, the World Bank's Good Governance and Rule of Law indicators, the Millennium Development Goals, and the indicators produced by Transparency International. Human rights indicators are being developed in the UN and regional and advocacy.

the individual indicators underlying our aggregate governance indicators, on the WGI. Despite these margins of error, the WGI are sufficiently informative that many cross-country comparisons result in statistically (andlikely also practically) significant differences in estimated governance.

In comparing governance levels across countries,File Size: KB. Aggregating governance indicators (Английский) Аннотация. In recent years the growing interest of academics and policymakers in governance has been reflected in the proliferation of cross-country indices measuring various aspects of governance.

The authors explain how a simple variant of an unobserved components Cited by: It is typical that indicators are aggregate indicators. There are many sources of many as-pects of governance, for different countries, regions and periods of time.

Aggregated in-dicators make use of many individual sources of information, databases and indicators. Aggregating indictors gives rise to methodological issues.

But aggregation. These aggregate indicators are based on hundreds of specific and disaggregated individual variables measuring various dimensions of governance, taken from 35 data sources provided by 33 different by: The Worldwide Governance Indicators: Methodology and Analytical Issues DanielKaufmann,BrookingsInstitution AartKraayandMassimoMastruzzi,WorldBank September, AccesstheWGIdataat www.Aggregating indices of governance quality: An exploratory factor analysis Technical Report (PDF Available) April with Reads How we measure 'reads'.