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

  • Robert Neumann


  • 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
    DOI: 10.1007/s11135-009-9238-7
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