What Do the Worldwide Governance Indicators Measure?

@article{Thomas2010WhatDT,
  title={What Do the Worldwide Governance Indicators Measure?},
  author={Michael A. Thomas},
  journal={The European Journal of Development Research},
  year={2010},
  volume={22},
  pages={31-54}
}
As policymakers and researchers focus more on the question of the impact of governance in economic development, they have required measures of the quality of governance to set policy or to conduct analyses. A number of measures of the quality of governance have been created. Among these are the Worldwide Governance Indicators, which rank countries on six aspects of ‘good governance’. Critics have focused on problems of bias or lack of comparability that raise questions about the utility of… CONTINUE READING
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