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A Multitrait-Multimethod approach to pinpoint the validity of aggregated governance indicators

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  • Robert Neumann

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  • Peter Graeff

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Quality & Quantity.

    Volume (Year): 44 (2010)
    Issue (Month): 5 (August)
    Pages: 849-864

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    Handle: RePEc:spr:qualqt:v:44:y:2010:i:5:p:849-864

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    Keywords: Multitrait-Multimethod; Corruption; Democracy; Validity; Confirmatory Factor Analysis; Dimensionality;

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    Cited by:
    1. Pieroni, Luca & d'Agostino, Giorgio & Bartolucci, Francesco, 2013. "Identifying corruption through latent class models: evidence from transition economies," MPRA Paper 43981, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. Peter Graeff & Gert Svendsen, 2013. "Trust and corruption: The influence of positive and negative social capital on the economic development in the European Union," Quality & Quantity: International Journal of Methodology, Springer, vol. 47(5), pages 2829-2846, August.

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