A New Cross-National Time Series Indicator of Bureaucratic Quality
AbstractIn this paper, a new indicator of bureaucratic quality is developed that has extensive coverage across countries (175) and time (1960-2000), based on data collection from the World Development Indicators and the International Finance Statistics databases. Both anecdotal and econometric evidence suggest this new indicator could prove a useful institutional tool for empirical researchers, particularly with respect to panel data analyses.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by The University of Western Australia, Department of Economics in its series Economics Discussion / Working Papers with number 06-31.
Length: 46 pages
Date of creation: 2006
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bureaucracy; institutional quality; economic growth;
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