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SBE 2020: Submission Detail

ID Number: 191
Title: Improving Measures of Democracy and Governance
Lead Author: Brady, Henry E.
Abstract: We propose a major funding effort across the social sciences to research and improve global indicators of governance and democracy. With advances in the quality and availability of data on elements of national and subnational governance and democracy and with progress on the conceptualization and design of relevant indicators and on the caliber of measurement, we can look both to transformative scholarship in the social sciences on understanding comparative and international politics, development, and social change; and to more useful guidance to practitioners who are directly engaged in changing the world.
PDF: Brady_Henry_191.pdf

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